Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.
The ability to let go and to accept life is the key of happiness.
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.
So long as you don't feel life's paltry and a miserable business, the rest doesn't matter, happiness or unhappiness.
The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
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 trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.
People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Happiness seems made to be shared.
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
Although one may fail to find happiness in theatrical life, one never wishes to give it up after having once tasted its fruits.
Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.
We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
You must understand, I don't have to be happy to be happy.
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.