"A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles."
- Washington Irving
"Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be."
- Abraham Lincoln
"The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved."
- Victor Hugo
"Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart."
"Happiness is not having what you want. It's wanting what you have."
"When one door of happiness closes, another opens."
- Helen Keller
"Laughter is the shortest distance between two people."
- Victor Borge
"Nobody ever died of laughter."
- Max Beerbohm
"The most wasted day of all is that during which we have not laughed."
- Sebastian R. N. Chamfort
"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."
- Oscar Wilde
"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."
- Helen Keller
"Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy."
- Robert Anthony
"The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."
- Allan K. Chalmers
"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action."
- Benjamin Disraeli
"Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life."
- Burton Hills
"Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy."
- Cynthia Nelms
"Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead."
- Scottish Proverb
"Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
- Mark Twain
"The joy that isn't shared dies young."
- Anne Sexton
"A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks."
"What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner."
"No man is happy who does not think himself so."
- Marcus Aurelius
"Happiness sneaks through a door you didn't know you left open."
- John Barrymore
"What is given by the gods more desirable than a happy hour?" - Catullus
"Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length."
- Robert Frost
"Often the greatest enemy of present happiness is past happiness too well remembered."
- Oscar Hammling
"A joy that's shared is a joy made double."
- John Ray