Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
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.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.