It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
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.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.