The Dalai Lama
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." (By the way, Einstein's secret to happiness was just revealed–and unsurprisingly, it's genius.)
Brad Pitt, actor
"I think happiness is overrated. Satisfied, at peace—those would be more realistic goals."
John Barrowman, actor
"I've always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments." (Here are some myths about happiness that you've probably convinced yourself are true.)
Drew Barrymore, actress
"I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness."
Joan Rivers, comedian
"People say that money isn't the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made." (You'll definitely want to take note of these effortless ways to be happier.)
Gretchen Rubin, author
"I think self-knowledge is a key to happiness. We can build happy lives only on the foundation of our own natures, our own values, and our own interests."
J. K. Rowling, novelist
"Personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a checklist of acquisition or achievement. Your qualifications are not your life." (Psst...you CAN buy happiness–and it only costs this much.)
Stephen Fry, actor and writer
"Stop feeling sorry for yourself and you will be happy."
Richard Bach, author
"If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem." (Here's exactly how to tap into your intuition for a happier life.)
Marianne Williamson, spiritual teacher
"Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'all the things that could go wrong.'"