Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
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 an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.