To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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.
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.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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 makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.