Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
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.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
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.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
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.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.