Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.