Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
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.
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.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
We were together. I forget the rest.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy