Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
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.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
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.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
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 makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.