A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
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.
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.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
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.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.