Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
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.
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.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
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.