Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.