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.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
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.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.