Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
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.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
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 more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.