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.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
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.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.