Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
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.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.