I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
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.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.