The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
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.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
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.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
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.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.