For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
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... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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.