I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
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 not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
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.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.