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.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
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.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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 is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.