No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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 for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.