Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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 see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.