Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
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.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.