There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.