Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
We were together. I forget the rest.
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.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.