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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
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.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.