Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.