Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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.
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.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.