Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
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.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
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.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
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.
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.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.