My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
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.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.