There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
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.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.