No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.