The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
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.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.