The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
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.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
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.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.