Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
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.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.