Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
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.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
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.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.