Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
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.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.