Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
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.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
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.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.