"If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."David Brainerd on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."David Brainerd on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."David Brainerd 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."David Brainerd on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."David Brainerd on Mahatma Gandhi
"Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others."
"We should always look upon ourselves as God's servants, placed in God's world, to do his work and accordingly labour faithfully for him not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can."
"I have a secret thought from some things I have observed, that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world."
"We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God."
"As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws."