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.
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.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
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.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.