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.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
We were together. I forget the rest.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
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.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.