Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.