Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
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.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
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.
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