"My greatest happiness is to be before the Blessed Sacrament where my heart is, as it were, in its center." -St. Margaret Mary
"No earthly happiness would be permanent or thorough if it were not associated with a good conscience." -Ven. Fulton Sheen
"No earthly happiness would be permanent or thorough if it were not associated with a good conscience." Source:ÿ Ven. Fulton Sheen, The Way to Happiness
But, it was retorted, if human love craves oneness, shall not divine love? If husband and wife seek to be one in the flesh, shall not the Christian and Christ crave for that oneness with one another? The memory of the Christ who lived twenty centuries ago, the recalling of His mercy and miracles through [...]
"Charity took possession of my heart, making me forget myself, and I have been happy ever since." Source: St. Therese of Lisieux, The Story of a Soul, Saint Benedict Press, 2010.
"Our happiness consists in fulfilling the purpose of our being. Every man knows, from his own unfulfilled hunger for them, that he was built with a capacity for three things of which he never has enough. He wants life – not for the next few minutes, but for always, and with no aging or disease [...]
"What happiness do we not find in the presence of God, when we find ourselves alone at His feet before the tabernacle. Ah! if we had the eyes of the angels! Seeing Our Lord Jesus Christ Who is present on this altar and Who is looking at us, how we would love Him! We would [...]
"How much happier people would be if instead of exalting their ego to infinity, they reduced it to zero." Source: Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, Way to Happiness, St. Pauls, 1998.
"One of the greatest mistakes is to think that contentment comes from something outside us rather than from a quality of the soul. Trying to make a discontented person happy is like trying to fill a sieve with water. However much you pour into it, it runs out too rapidly for you to catch up." [...]
"The secret to a happy life is the moderation of our pleasures in exchange for an increase of joy." Source: Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, Way to Happiness, St. Pauls, 1998.