Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
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.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
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.
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.