Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
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.
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.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.