Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
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.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.