Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
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.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.