Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
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 can exist only in acceptance.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.