Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
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.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.