Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
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.