The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.