As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
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.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
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.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.