Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
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.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
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.