Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
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 is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
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.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.