Off with you! You're a happy fellow, for you'll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!
For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys.
There's always pressure, from other people and yourself. If you're happy with the looks you're born with, then what are you going to do your whole life?. We keep thinking up new things and finding better ways of doing things because we're not happy with what we're given.
Happiness seems made to be shared.
Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
The joy of life is not a profane type of enjoyment: it reveals the bliss of existing, of sharing in the spontaneity of life and the majesty of the world.
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
I know that. I'm having a ball. I'm not slap happy. I'm just filled up with joy and with peace and with all kinds of things that have eluded me for quite a few years. And they're back and they're thriving.
Luckier than one's neighbor, but still not happy.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
I'm very happy with my body.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.