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.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.