The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.