Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
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.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
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.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.