Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
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.