"Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?"
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Jonathan Safran Foer on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Jonathan Safran Foer on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Jonathan Safran Foer 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."Jonathan Safran Foer on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Jonathan Safran Foer on Mahatma Gandhi
"There's no being wrong in seeing something in art, only being disagreed with."
"Literature has drawn a funny perimeter that other art forms haven't."
"Food is not just what we put in our mouths to fill up it is culture and identity. Reason plays some role in our decisions about food, but it's rarely driving the car."
"Maybe one day the world will change, that we'll be in a luxurious position of being able to debate whether or not it's inherently wrong to eat animals, but the question doesn't matter right now."
"When it comes to meat, change is almost always cast as an absolute. You are a vegetarian or you are not."