Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
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.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.