I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
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.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
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.
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.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.