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.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
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.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.