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.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.