The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
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.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
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.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.