Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
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.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.