Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
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.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
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.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
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.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
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.