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Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own.

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.

Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.

Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.

Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Men are made for happiness, and anyone who is completely happy has a right to say to himself: "I am doing God's will on earth."

Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.

Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.

Misery is almost always the result of thinking.

Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.

Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.

Money, or even power, can never yield happiness unless it be accompanied by the goodwill of others.

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition.

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just to enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.

My child looked at me and I looked back at him in the delivery room, and I realized that out of a sea of infinite possibilities it had come down to this: a specific person, born on the hottest day of the year, conceived on a Christmas Eve, made by his father and me miraculously from scratch.

My creed is that: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so.

My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.


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