Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
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.
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.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.