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.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
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 is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.