Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.