The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
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.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
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.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.