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.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
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.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
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.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.