"I think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result. I think it's kinda the process and I think that if you can find happiness in the process then maybe that's it."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Charisma Carpenter on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Charisma Carpenter on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Charisma Carpenter 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."Charisma Carpenter on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Charisma Carpenter on Mahatma Gandhi
"I had my heart set on becoming an English teacher, but stumbled into acting after meeting a theatrical agent in my dad's restaurant in San Diego."
"When you gain 50 pounds during pregnancy like I did, you fear that you'll never get back in shape."
"This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1, a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got to play a Goth rock band singer."
"It's been a difficult thing because some great opportunities have come and I've just been holding my breath and praying... I'm basically gambling hoping something will come along this season and if not, I don't know what the future holds."
"I am a single mom and I'm the breadwinner and I have to work and I have to do these things and that's just the way it is. I don't think my son even knows any different."