If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
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.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.