Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
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.
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.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.