A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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.
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.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.