Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.