A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
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.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.