Let your intentions be good - embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds - and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve.
Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his own oxen the fields of his fathers, free from all anxieties of gain.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Really if I starve the Tamils out, the Sinhala people will be happy.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.... Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture ... Do not build obstacles in your imagination ... Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.
Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy.
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state. We must be doing something to be happy.
Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy, like heaven above.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Self-satisfaction is the state of mind of those who have the happy conviction that they are not as other men.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed
A happy family is but an earlier heaven
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched, for they are full of the truthless ideals which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real they are bruised and wounded.
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
If you want to be happy, be.