Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
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.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.