Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
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.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
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.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
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.