Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
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.