I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.
There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
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.
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.
Happiness is a state of activity.
I'd far rather be happy than right any day.
To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.
There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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