The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him.
A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
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.
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end and beginning of his life.
To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering. We can't live with it, and we can't live without it. You'll rarely find a happy ending in my work.
Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life - a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness? The simple answer runs: because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.
The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love, for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven, such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness.
The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.
Political chaos is connected with the decay of language... one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.