"If you want happiness for an hour ? take a nap.
If you want happiness for a day ? go fishing.
If you want happiness for a year ? inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime ? help someone else"
"Happiness is liberty from everything that makes us unhappy"
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony"
"Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you"
Hafiz of Persia
"Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment"
"Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it"
"No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change"
Barbara de Angelis
"Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits"
"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort"
"But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes"
"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"
"Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health"
"Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad"
"Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give"
"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"
"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"
"Joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness"
"Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives"
C. S. Lewis
"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet"
"The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does"
James M. Barrie
"There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy"