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 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.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.