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.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
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.
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.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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.