If desiring happiness, one does not use violence to harm beings who also desire happiness, one will find happiness after death.
—The Buddha, Dhammapada 132
It is good to see the noble ones; their company is always a delight. Free from the sight of fools, beings will always be happy.
—The Buddha, Dhammapada 206
He who, having given up human bondage, and having gone beyond heavenly bondage, is released from all bondage—him do I call a Brāhmin.
—The Buddha, Dhammapada 417
Whenever one sees with insight the arising and passing of the five groups of clinging, he is full of joy and happiness. To the person who has realized the truth, this joy is the sweetest taste.
—The Buddha, Dhammapada 374