Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
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 makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.