Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
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.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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.