Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
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.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.
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.
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
So you have to take the good with the bad.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.