I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
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.
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.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?