Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
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.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
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.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
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 lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.