"Happiness is rarely absent it is we that know not of its presence."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Maurice Maeterlinck on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Maurice Maeterlinck on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Maurice Maeterlinck 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."Maurice Maeterlinck on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Maurice Maeterlinck on Mahatma Gandhi
"We are never the same with others as when we are alone. We are different, even when we are in the dark with them."
"All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing."
"At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past."
"We possess only the happiness we are able to understand."
"An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it."