We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
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.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude