We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives where we focus our attention.
The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.
“Happiness has more to do with where you’re heading than where you are.”
I'd far rather be happy than right any day.
Do anything, but let it produce joy.
Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
“He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.”
Happiness is a result of fulfilled dreams.
Good memories are our second chance at happiness.
Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
The surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
Happiness is just how you feel when you don't feel miserable.
If you find it hard to laugh at yourself, I would be happy to do it for you.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. it comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
There is joy in work. there is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Slavery soon proved its ability to divest her of these excellent qualities, and her home of its early happiness. conscience cannot stand much violence.
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
Do not let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.