The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
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.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
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.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.