Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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 mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.