"False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Charles de Montesquieu on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Charles de Montesquieu on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Charles de Montesquieu on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Charles de Montesquieu on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Charles de Montesquieu on Mahatma Gandhi
"It is not the young people that degenerate they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption."
"Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death."
"We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death."
"I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve."
"There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion."