"Growth itself contains the germ of happiness."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Pearl S. Buck on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Pearl S. Buck on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Pearl S. Buck 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."Pearl S. Buck on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Pearl S. Buck on Mahatma Gandhi
"We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave."
"You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea."
"Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up."
"The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration."
"Love alone could waken love."