"You know, American citizens, I don't think, ever thought that the right to the pursuit of happiness did not include the right to marry the person you love. But for a whole number of Americans, gay Americans, that happens to be true."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Andrew Sullivan on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Andrew Sullivan on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Andrew Sullivan on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Andrew Sullivan on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Andrew Sullivan on Mahatma Gandhi
"I can barely remember what I wrote yesterday, let alone 10 years ago."
"What gay culture is before it is anything else, before it is a culture of desire or a culture of subversion or a culture of pain, is a culture of friendship."
"My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started."
"When I first started talking about gay marriage, most people in the gay community looked at me as if I was insane or possibly a fascist reactionary."
"The relationship of black Americans to Obama is sociologically riveting."