We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
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, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
The true way to render ourselves happy is to love our work and find in it our pleasure.
The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Whoever is happy will make others happy.
Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success.
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.
Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life.
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.
Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
There is no way to happiness - happiness is the way.
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