Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
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.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
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.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.