There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.