Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.