"God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing"
C. S. Lewis
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open"
"The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action"
Madame de Stael
"The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness"
"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go"
"In seeking happiness for others, you find it for yourself"
"Pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man"
"Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind"
"Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place.But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around"
"By engaging in a delusive quest for happiness, we bring only suffering upon ourselves. In our frantic search for something to quench our thirst, we overlook the water all around us and drive ourselves into exile from our own lives"