Happiness depends upon ourselves.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
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.
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.
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.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.