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.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
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.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of 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.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.