It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
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.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.