It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
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.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
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.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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