Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.