If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
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.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
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.
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy