No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
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.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
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.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
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.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.