Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
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.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.