Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
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.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
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.
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.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.