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.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.