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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
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.