Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
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.
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.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.