Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
Cast aside those who liken godliness to whimsy and who try to combine their greed for wealth with their desire for a happy afterlife.
All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
There are so many things I can't believe. That people deserve what they get, both bad and good. That one day I'll live in a world where people are judged by what they do instead of who they are. That happy endings don't have contingencies and conditions.
As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and he who would be blessed and happy should be from the first a partaker of truth, for then he can be trusted
He had learned that, as there is no situation in the world in which a man can be happy and perfectly free, so there is no situation in which he can be perfectly unhappy and unfree.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
To be happy man would have to make himself immortal; but, not being able to do so, it has occurred to him to prevent himself from thinking of death.
Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as a dutchess.
When we are happy, we are always good, but when we are good, we are not always happy.
If you knew the power within yourself to be truly happy, to be truly whole, then you would never ask another to become the image you desire for yourself, in order to be happy and whole.
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
Happiness- An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.
Call no man happy, said shadow, until he is dead .