When large numbers of people share their joy in common, the happiness of each is greater because each adds fuel to the other’s flame.   Augustine

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.   Albert Schweitzer

God threatens terrible things if we will not be happy.   Jeremy Taylor

If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world.   David Brainerd

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.   Augustine

Everyone, without exception, is searching for happiness.   Blaise Pascal

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.   Charles Spurgeon

When we are such as He can love without impediment, we shall in fact be happy.   C.S. Lewis

There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious. It is too good to waste on jokes.   C.S. Lewis

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.   Helen Keller

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.   Helen Keller

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.   Henry Ward Beecher

Good-humor makes all things tolerable.    Henry Ward Beecher

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit. Hosea Ballou

Do not be deceived; happiness and enjoyment do not lie in wicked ways.   Isaac Watts

The world looks for happiness through self-assertion. The Christian knows that joy is found in self-abandonment. ‘If a man will let himself be lost for My sake,’ Jesus said, ‘he will find his true self.’    Elisabeth Elliot

Happy are those whose self-centered lives have been crushed and reshaped by the Master’s hand to be full of mercy.   John Hagee

No man should desire to be happy who is not at the same time holy. He should spend his efforts in seeking to know and do the will of God, leaving to Christ the matter of how happy he should be.   A.W. Tozer

Holiness is the only path to happiness.   Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Do you want a happy heart when you are old? Then get with the Lord and stay with Him. That is how it works.   Shelton Smith

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.   C.S. Lewis

I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.   C.S. Lewis

All mankind’s unhappiness derives from one thing: his inability to know how to remain in repose in one room.   Blaise Pascal

He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise.   Thomas Fuller

Happy the man who sees a God employed in all the good and ills that checker life.   William Cowper

God would have us part with nothing for Him, but that which will damn us if we keep it. He has no design upon us, but to make us happy.    Thomas Watson

They are the happiest Christians, who have the lowest thoughts of themselves, and in whose eyes Jesus is most glorious and precious.    John Newton

The strength and happiness of a man consists in finding out the way in which God is going, and going that way too.   Henry Ward Beecher

The key to lasting happiness and real pleasure in this world is not found in seeking gratification, but in pleasing God. And while the Lord desires that we enjoy His gifts and the people to whom we are joined, He wants us to know that we were created first for His pleasure.   Francis Frangipane