The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
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.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
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.