True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.