Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
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.
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.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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.
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.
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.
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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.