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 seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.