Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.