If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.