There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.