The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
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.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
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.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.