Happiness depends upon ourselves.
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.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
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.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.