I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
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 a virtue, not its reward.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
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.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.