Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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.
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.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.
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.
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.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.