There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
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.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.