Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
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.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
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.
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.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
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.
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.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.