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.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
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.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.