Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad.
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.
That action is best which provides the greatest happiness for the greatest number.
Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Happiness is not having what you want, it's wanting what you have.
Be a good human being, a warm-hearted affectionate person. That is my fundamental belief. Having a sense of caring, a feeling of compassion will bring happiness of peace of mind to oneself and automatically create a positive atmosphere.
Happiness is an endowment and not an acquisition. It depends more upon temperament and disposition than environment.
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you sit down quietyly, may alight upon you.
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.
The men and women who have the right ideals ... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Optimist: Person who travels on nothing from nowhere to happiness
There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
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.
Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go
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.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.