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.
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.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
We were together. I forget the rest.
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.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
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 have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with 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.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.