Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.