The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
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.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
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.
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.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.