"People will survive, and they will find happiness. Happiness only comes when you're not looking for it."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Hugh Laurie on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Hugh Laurie on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Hugh Laurie 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."Hugh Laurie on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Hugh Laurie on Mahatma Gandhi
"Seems to me that this business, for actors anyway, is not so much about whether or not you do good work. It's about whether or not you get the chance to do good work."
"My dad gave me my first bike at 16. I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks. I haven't fallen since."
"I hate menus, I hate choosing food. I just want to be brought. Bring me dinner!"
"As a real person, he wouldn't last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we've moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House's friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don't always like morally good people, do we?"
"I have my moments. Ever since I was a boy, I never was someone who was at ease with happiness. Too often I embrace introspection and self-doubt. I wish I could embrace the good things."