Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
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.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
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.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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 will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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.
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.