I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
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.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
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.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice 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.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.