You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
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.
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.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
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.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
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.
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.