The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, it's okay to remain a radical atheist, it's absolutely an individual right, but the important thing is with a compassionate heart -- then no problem.
Love is the master key opens the gates of happiness.
Marriage is a lottery in which men stake their liberty and women their happiness.
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents.
May your joys be as bright as the morning,
your years of happiness
as numerous as the stars in the heavens,
and your troubles but shadows
that fade in the sunlight of love.
The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation
Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Do you want my one-word secret of happiness? It's growth - mental, financial, you name it.
Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act nonvirtuously, suffering results.
Forgiveness and letting go are steps on our road back to happiness.
The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.
Money is human happiness in the abstract; and so the man who is no longer capable of enjoying such happiness in the concrete, sets his whole heart on money.
From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.
Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy but of how we are to be worthy of happiness
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?