Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
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 is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
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.
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.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.