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.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
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.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
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.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.