Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning 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.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.