"Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Martin Yan on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Martin Yan on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Martin Yan 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."Martin Yan on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Martin Yan on Mahatma Gandhi
"I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free."
"If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things."
"I normally don't eat junk food."
"I don't like to waste anything. Any food left over from the night before is always eaten the next day."
"As long as the food is well prepared and not overdone, I think it tastes good. It doesn't matter if it's Chinese, Japanese, anything."