Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
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.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.