Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.