"The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Carl Sandburg on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Carl Sandburg on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Carl Sandburg 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."Carl Sandburg on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Carl Sandburg on Mahatma Gandhi
"I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world."
"Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed."
"Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me."
"All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure."
"I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way."