You believe happiness to be derived from the place in which once you have been happy, but in truth it is centered in ourselves.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
I'm very happy at home. I love to just hang out with my daughter, I love to work in my garden. I'm not a gaping hole of need.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic, performed with tenderness in simple, homey places like the kitchen table.
Happiness seems made to be shared.
We've been in that situation where you're just so happy to be doing what you love to do that you get taken advantage of.
One mustn't ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for happiness.
There are still so many places on our planet that remain unexplored. I'd love to one day peel back the mystery and understand them.
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
Love is trembling happiness.
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
In every part and corner of our life, to lose oneself is to be gainer; to forget oneself is to be happy.
The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.
I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place. I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.
You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.