"If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Josh Billings on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Josh Billings on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Josh Billings 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."Josh Billings on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Josh Billings on Mahatma Gandhi
"I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry."
"The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust."
"The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way."
"One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs."
"The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't gout."