Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.