Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.