It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
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.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.