Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
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.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.