"All people desire what they believe will make them happy. If a person is not full of desire for God, we can only conclude that he is engaged with another happiness."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."William Law on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."William Law on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."William Law 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."William Law on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."William Law on Mahatma Gandhi
"This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God."
"Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation of our souls from worldly tempers, vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares."
"No education can be of true advantage to young women but that which trains them up in humble industry, in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress."
"Faith is not a notion, but a real strong essential hunger, an attracting or magnetic desire of Christ, which as it proceeds from a seed of the divine nature in us, so it attracts and unites with its like."
"If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead."