It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
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.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.