Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
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.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
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.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.