When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy.
We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
I can be forced to live without happiness, but I will never consent to live without honor.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall a happy time in the midst of wretchedness.
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.
Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
Love is trembling happiness.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
Happiness and contentment in life reside less in the transient mansions, spa's and international playgrounds of the rich, but more in the permanent residence of the heart and mind.
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.