Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
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.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.