Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.