Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
We were together. I forget the rest.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
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.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
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.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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 mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
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.