A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
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.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
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.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.