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.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
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.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
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.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.