Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.