Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
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.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
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 nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.