Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
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.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
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 not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.