Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
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.
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.
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.