Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.