Desire is a state of unhappiness, and the satisfaction of desire is therefore merely the removal of pain.
In the section belonging to moral philosophy, we find De remediis utriusque fortunae, a treatise on human happiness and unhappiness; De vita solitaria, a panegyric of solitude; De olio religiosorum, a similar essay on monastic life, inspired by a visit to his brother Gherardo in his convent near Marseilles.
It grieves me to think that I have been the cause of his unhappiness, but of course I did not mean to do it.
She was at that height of bliss when one becomes completely kind and good and does not believe in the possibility of evil, unhappiness, or sorrow.
While imprisoned in the shed Pierre had learned not with his intellect but with his whole being, by life itself, that man is created for happiness, that happiness is within him, in the satisfaction of simple human needs, and that all unhappiness arises not from privation but from superfluity.