Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.