Quotes For Me Today

… because I am full of joy…

Aristotle
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.

Sharon Salzberg
It doesn’t matter how long we may have been stuck in a sense of our limitations. If we go into a darkened room and turn on the light, it doesn’t matter if the room has been dark for a day, a week, or ten thousand years – we turn on the light and it is illuminated. Once we control our capacity for love and happiness, the light has been turned on.

Unknown
The really happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery when on a detour.

Anon
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Margaret Lee Runbeck
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Anne Frank
Think of all the beauty thats still left in and around you and be happy!

Anon
Happiness is enhanced by others but does not depend upon others.

Anon
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

*Scottish Proverb
Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead.

Robert Anthony
Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.

Allan K. Chalmers
The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Primo Levi
Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealizable, but there are few who pause to consider the antithesis: that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable.

The Dalai Lama
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Agnes Repplier
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

Thomas Paine
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself.

*my favorite

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~ by Eva on September 5, 2009.

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