The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
The best things in life aren't things.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground.
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.
In every crisis there is a message. Crises are nature's way of forcing change - breaking down old structures, shaking loose negative habits so that something new and better can take their place.
Happiness ain't a thing in itself - it's only a contrast with something that ain't pleasant.
Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open.
Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.
Don't be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good.
I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.
No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.
I am very happy Because I have conquered myself And not the world. I am very happy Because I have loved the world And not myself.
It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil.
Why not seize the pleasure at once? -- How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation!
You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your expectation.
When you're drowning, you don't say 'I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,' you just scream.
Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.
It makes no difference where you go, there you are. And it makes no difference what you have, there’s always more to want. Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy because of what you have.
The key ingredient to any kind of happiness or success is to never give less than your best
The way to be happy is to make others so.
Joy comes not through possession or ownership but through a wise and loving heart.
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