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.
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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.