" To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for. "
" It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness. "
" I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true. "
" Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best. "
" What I think is so amazing about having everything, and feeling like I have everything, is that I don't really find happiness within materialistic things. Like, it's cool if I can buy myself a new car, and I think it's amazing for a week, but then the thrill is over, and I'm like, 'Oh, so I guess that wasn't really happiness.' "
" There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy. "
" Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever. "
" Having been in the restaurant business, our job in the restaurant business is to be responsible for our customers' happiness. It's the nature of the hospitality business. You need to take care of people. You take care of customers above all others. Customers are your lifeblood. "
" The secret of happiness is the determination to be happy always, rather than wait for outer circumstances to make one happy. "
" In the end, you're trying to find God. That's the result of not being satisfied. And it doesn't matter how much money, or property, or whatever you've got, unless you're happy in your heart, then that's it. And unfortunately, you can never gain perfect happiness unless you've got that state of consciousness that enables that. "
" Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service. "
" It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It's also a very clear path to happiness. "
" The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives. "
" The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. "
" Money can't buy you happiness, but it helps you look for it in a lot more places. "
" Success to me is only two things: happiness and stability. "
" 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 sounds strange to say, but someone's bad luck is sometimes the happiness of the other. "
" Happiness exists only if you have a lot of people to share it with. "
" Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye. "
" I used to hold a unitary view, in which I proposed that only experienced happiness matters, and that life satisfaction is a fallible estimate of true happiness. "
" Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. "
" People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made. "
" Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness. "
" A plant is the most cliche thing, but a little bit of green has a great effect on happiness. Being at a cubicle all day is not pleasing, but a little life on your desk can give you a little life, too. "
" Understanding your employee's perspective can go a long way towards increasing productivity and happiness. "
" Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. "
" Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. "
" Isolation is the one sure way to human happiness. "
" Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. "