Thomas Jefferson mentions happiness a couple times in the Declaration of Indipengdence. May seem like a strange word to be in that document, but he was sort of… He was an artist.
Lord, don't move that mountain, give me strength to climb it. Please don't move that stumbling block, but lead me , Lord, around it. My burdens, they gets so heavy, seem hard to bear, but I won't give up. Because you promised me. You'd meet me at the altar of prayer.