If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
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.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
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.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
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.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.