"An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Lydia M. Child on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Lydia M. Child on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Lydia M. Child 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."Lydia M. Child on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Lydia M. Child on Mahatma Gandhi
"Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age."
"None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much."
"The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love'. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life."
"Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture."