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Happiness depends upon ourselves. ...
by Aristotle

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Live-By Happiness Choice

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
- Aristotle PHOTO

Doubt is the beginning of wisdom.
- Aristotle

 

In the arena of human life,
the honors and rewards fall to those
who show their good qualities in action.
- Aristotle

The end of labor is to gain leisure.
- Aristotle

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
- Aristotle

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Wishing to be friends is quick work,
but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle

A friend to all is a friend to none.
- Aristotle

Friendship is a thing most necessary to life,
since without friends no one would choose to live,
though possessed of all other advantages.
- Aristotle

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because
they are more certain they are their own.
- Aristotle

We make war that we may live in peace.
- Aristotle

Anybody can become angry - that is easy,
but to be angry with the right person and to the right
degree and at the right time and for the right purpose,
and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
- Aristotle

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are
always aiming at something beyond political life itself,
power and glory, or happiness.
- Aristotle

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
- Aristotle

If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
- Aristotle

Wit is educated insolence.
- Aristotle

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
- Aristotle

What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
- Aristotle

Change in all things is sweet.
- Aristotle

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
- Aristotle

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

The educated differ from the uneducated
as much as the living from the dead.
- Aristotle

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

Hope is a waking dream.
- Aristotle

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able
to entertain a thought without accepting it.
- Aristotle

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some,
are chiefly to be found in democracy,
they will be best attained when all persons alike share
in government to the utmost.
- Aristotle

The secret to humor is surprise.
- Aristotle

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property,
are the rulers.
- Aristotle

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth,
but a reproach to old age.
- Aristotle

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions,
it is governed by our mental attitude.
- Dale Carnegie

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My happiness depends on me.
- A Course in Miracles

Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
- A Course In Miracles

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Happiness is a choice.
- Anonymous

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp,
but which, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Happiness... consists in giving, and in serving others.
- Henry Drummond

Happiness is a choice - independent of circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do or don't do in your lifetime,
your best contribution to those around you
and to future generations
will be in the happiness and joy
you generated and radiated to those around you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The path to happiness is forgiveness of everyone
and gratitude for everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

Your greatest gift to others is to be happy
and to radiate your happiness to the entire world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiving is not a gift to someone else.
Forgiving is your gift to yourself -
a great gift - the gift of happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness comes when I remember that others' opinions of me
are just their opinions - nothing more.
I find happiness in moving toward my goals
regardless of the applause or the jeers of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consistent happiness is found through
living in a state of constant gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that happiness is created by the act
of expressing gratitude for all of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is not the absence of problems,
but the willingness to deal with them joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
- Anonymous

Whoever does not regard what he has
as most ample wealth, is unhappy,
though he be master of the world.
- Epictetus

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Gratitude is crucial to your happiness
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank


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