You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
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.
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.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
We were together. I forget the rest.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.