You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.