Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
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.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
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.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.