"What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Bernard Cornwell on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Bernard Cornwell on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Bernard Cornwell 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."Bernard Cornwell on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Bernard Cornwell on Mahatma Gandhi
"Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations."