You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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 want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.