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.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
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.
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.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.