Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
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.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.