Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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 is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.