If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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.
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.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.