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.
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.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.