Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
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.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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.