No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
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.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.