"No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Christian Nestell Bovee on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Christian Nestell Bovee on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Christian Nestell Bovee 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."Christian Nestell Bovee on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Christian Nestell Bovee on Mahatma Gandhi
"There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable."
"Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit."
"Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave."
"A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough."
"They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers."