I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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 been opened for us.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.