I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
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.
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.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.