Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
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.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.