"Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Marquis de Sade on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Marquis de Sade on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Marquis de Sade 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."Marquis de Sade on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Marquis de Sade on Mahatma Gandhi
"'Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death."
"There is no more lively sensation than that of pain its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience."
"No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere, will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful."
"Between understanding and faith immediate connections must subsist."
"Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced."