For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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 a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
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.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning 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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion