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.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.