According to Napoleon, which animals achieve the truest happiness? (Chapter 10 of Animal Farm)
All of the animals once dreamed of obtaining the luxuries once enjoyed by the humans of George Orwell's Animal Farm. But these luxuries--such as the three-day week, electricity and hot-and-cold running water--were now disregarded. Napoleon pronounced that ideas such as these were
... contrary to the spirit of Animalism. The truest happiness, he said, lay in working hard and living frugally.
Of course, the animals could see that the farm had grown richer, but they--the non-pigs and non-dogs--had not received any of the benefits of the farm's growth. Perhaps, they thought, it was because of the larger number of dogs and pigs which now roamed Animal Farm.