Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.