It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
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.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.