"Money is not necessarily, although it helps a lot for happiness, it's not necessarily the best way to be happy, to be rich, you know."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Eric Ripert on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Eric Ripert on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Eric Ripert 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."Eric Ripert on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Eric Ripert on Mahatma Gandhi
"You don't become a chef to become famous."
"America is a such a melting pot, I'm not sure if roast chicken is the classic comfort food for everybody."
"There is great food in Vegas."
"I don't follow the food trends."