Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.
The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
—Alfred Lord Tennyson
Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult.
The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.
All I can say about life is, Oh God, enjoy it!
Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Sometimes it's hard to avoid the happiness of others.
He wanted to live life in such a way that if a photograph were taken at random it would be a cool photograph. Things should look right. Fun; there should be a lot of fun and no more sadness than absolutely necessary.
All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh.
Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
—George Bernard Shaw