"To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Charles Caleb Colton on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Charles Caleb Colton on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Charles Caleb Colton 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."Charles Caleb Colton on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Charles Caleb Colton on Mahatma Gandhi
"The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later."
"To dare to live alone is the rarest courage since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet."
"He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are."
"Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power."
"Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books."