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.
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 in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
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.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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 is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.