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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
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.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
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.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.