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.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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 is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
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.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.