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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.