There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
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.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.