The great European dream was to diminish militant nationalism. We would all be happy Europeans together. But we are going to see the old monster of militant nationalism being awoken when people realise how little control their politicians have.
I think people with open minds will observe the way we do things and realize that our goal is to have successful, happy, productive adults, and they will take our ideas and implement them elsewhere for their own children.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding in wealth, who are wretched.
No one is happy all his life long.
Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
Daily, constantly, we choose by our desires, our thoughts, and our actions whether we want to be blessed or cursed, happy or miserable.
But the power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy, except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous.
Deem no man happy until he passes the edo fhis life without suffering grief.
For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.