"Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Jane Austen on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Jane Austen on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Jane Austen 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."Jane Austen on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Jane Austen on Mahatma Gandhi
"Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter."
"To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive."
"A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of."
"We do not look in our great cities for our best morality."
"One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best."