Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
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.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.