Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
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.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
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.
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 doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude