Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
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.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.