There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.