Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
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.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
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.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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 makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
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.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
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.
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.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.