Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
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.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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 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.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
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.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.