Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
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.