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.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
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.
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.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
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.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.