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.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
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.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.