But happiness is no respecter of persons.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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 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.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
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.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
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.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.