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 very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
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.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
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.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.