The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.