No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
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.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
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.
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.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.