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.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.