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.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.