Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
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.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
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.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.