Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
We were together. I forget the rest.