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.
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.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.