Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
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.