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.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.