Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
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.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
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.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.