Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
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 for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.