A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
We were together. I forget the rest.
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.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
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.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
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.