Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.