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.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.