Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
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.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
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.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.