Happiness comes from within. It is not dependent on external things or on other people. You become vulnerable and can be easily hurt when your feelings of security and happiness depend on the behavior and actions of other people. Never give your power to anyone else.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.
Happiness and the absurd are two sons of the same earth. They are inseparable.
Ahhh. Bed, book, kitten, sandwich. All one needed in life, really.
The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.
If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy.
It is a happiness to wonder; — it is a happiness to dream.