"He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Olympia Brown on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Olympia Brown on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Olympia Brown 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."Olympia Brown on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Olympia Brown on Mahatma Gandhi