Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good.
The secret of living is to find ... the pivot of a concept on which you can make your stand.
The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
He who never sacrificed a present to a future good, or a personal to a general one, can speak of happiness only as the blind speak of color.
The full-grown modern human being ... is conscious of touching the highest pinnacle of fulfillment... when he is consumed in the service of an idea, in the conquest of the goal pursued.
Happiness is essentially a state of going somewhere, wholeheartedly, one-directionally, without regret or reservation.
A man's happiness: to do the things proper to man.
I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
Never mind your happiness; do your duty.
In great moments life seems neither right nor wrong, but something greater: it seems inevitable.
Anarchy is against the law.
Back of tranquility lies always captured unhappiness.
Eden is that old-fashioned House We dwell in every day Without suspecting our abode Until we drive away.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
Man is preceded by forest followed by desert.
Servitude debases men to the point where they end up liking it.
The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.