I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
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 lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
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.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.