Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.