"My biography of Frank Sinatra is not paean to his music but rather an illumination of the man behind the music, who once described himself as 'an 18-karat manic-depressive who lived a life of violent emotional contradictions with an over-acute capacity for sadness as well as happiness.'"
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Kitty Kelley on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Kitty Kelley on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Kitty Kelley 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."Kitty Kelley on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Kitty Kelley on Mahatma Gandhi
"I admired Eugene McCarthy's courage and although I left his Senate staff after four years to accept a job as the researcher on the editorial page of the 'Washington Post,' I remained an admirer."
"Gay marriage has jumped out of the closet on to the front page. Everyone from the president of the U.S. to retired four-star general Colin Powell is embracing the issue, now supported by most Americans. Still, a few people, like former First Lady Laura Bush appear to be conflicted."