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.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.