We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves.

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives where we focus our attention.

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.

The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.

Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. it comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.

There is joy in work. there is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.

Slavery soon proved its ability to divest her of these excellent qualities, and her home of its early happiness. conscience cannot stand much violence.