Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.