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.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
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.
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.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.