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.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.