Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.