No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think 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.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
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.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
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.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.