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.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
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.
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.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
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.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
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.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.