"I love going to Africa and stuff. I love going anywhere, really, but I've been to Africa a bunch of times and it's just a beautiful place that needs help, obviously, but helping people that are really thankful is really easy to do. And the people out there always seem so thankful."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."Kris Allen on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."Kris Allen on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."Kris Allen on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."Kris Allen on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."Kris Allen on Alan Cohen
"I have an amazing relationship with my wife, but sometimes there are arguments. It happens."
"My dad was a musician. He was a singer and he played the guitar, so music was always around."
"I've always wanted to be a dad."
"I'm a huge fan of music in schools and music education because that's how I grew up."
"I love really good food and I don't ever want to spend too much for it, but I like hanging out and having really good, tasty, interesting food."