There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
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.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
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.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
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