The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
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.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.