Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
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.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.