Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
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.
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.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.