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.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.