But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
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.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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 is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.