Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
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.
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 happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
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.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.