Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
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.