The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
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.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
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.
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.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
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 seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
We were together. I forget the rest.