I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
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.
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.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.