Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
Just stop for a minute and you'll realize you're happy just being. I think it's the pursuit that screws up happiness. If we drop the pursuit, it's right here.
Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past.
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it.
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality.
There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
I've realized that being happy is a choice. You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy. When I get logical and I don't trust my instincts - Thats when I get in trouble.
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes - the finer things of life - would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.
I think all those people I did stories about measured their own success by the joy their work was giving them.
For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose.
Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
Fear is stupid. So are regrets.
We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.
I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.
All I can say about life is, 'Oh God, enjoy it!'
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
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