God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
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.
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
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.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.