Happiness A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity. A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.Public employment contributes neither to advantage nor happiness. It is but honorable exile from one’s family and affairs.It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give happiness.I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.