"Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Yevgeny Yevtushenko on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Yevgeny Yevtushenko on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Yevgeny Yevtushenko 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."Yevgeny Yevtushenko on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Yevgeny Yevtushenko on Mahatma Gandhi
"A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote."
"Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers."
"Time has a way of demonstrating that the most stubborn are the most intelligent."