Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
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.