The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
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.