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.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.