Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life-happiness, freedom and peace of mind-are always attained by giving them to someone else.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
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.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
Happiness belongs to the self sufficient.
Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free.
True success, true happiness lies in freedom and fulfillment.
A simple line painted with the brush can lead to freedom and happiness.
I think by far the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowlege among the people. no other sure foundation can be devised for the preservation of freedom, and happiness.