For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
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.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.