Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
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.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.