Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy.
The will of man is his happiness.
Happiness isn't happiness unless there's a violin-playing goat.
To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to have deserved it.
No one is happy all his life long.
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.
My life is a lovely story, happy and full of incident.
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.
You cannot be happy with your family while being personally unhappy with your work. It's a Catch-22 kind of thing.
All happiness depends on courage and work.
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
Happiness is the longing for repetition.
There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.
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.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.