Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
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.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
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.