Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
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.
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.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.