Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
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.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.