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 person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.