"People let their own hang-ups become the obstacles between them and personal happiness."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Lucinda Williams on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Lucinda Williams on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Lucinda Williams 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."Lucinda Williams on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Lucinda Williams on Mahatma Gandhi
"Back in the 1960s, I saw Peter, Paul and Mary. I was at that age, about 14, and I was mesmerized."
"I just broke up with my boyfriend, and I've been spending more time alone than I'd like."
"Of course, I'm older now. I'm in a different place in my life than when I wrote the songs for 'Car Wheels' or 'Essence' or whatever. Different things were going on."
"You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they're ready."
"Just because I'm talking about something that might have been a sad or painful situation doesn't mean that I'm sad or tortured 24 hours a day any more than anybody else is."