It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.