The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
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.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
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.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
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.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion