"Every moment of your life that is not a complete nightmare is happiness."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Merrill Markoe on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Merrill Markoe on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Merrill Markoe 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."Merrill Markoe on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Merrill Markoe on Mahatma Gandhi
"Some people know that they are so adorable looking, all they have to do is smile and dress up and they get plenty from that. Then there are some of us who, early on, see that that doesn't work. So we joke about it."