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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

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

The end of labor is to gain leisure.
- Aristotle

Doubt is the beginning of wisdom.
- Aristotle

 

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

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

Wit is educated insolence.
- Aristotle

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Hope is a waking dream.
- Aristotle

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

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

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

Change in all things is sweet.
- Aristotle

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

The secret to humor is surprise.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because
they are more certain they are their own.
- 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 purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Joy is a choice - but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Where fear is, happiness is not.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

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

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Create happiness for others.
- Dale Carnegie

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Some days are simply meant for playing.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- 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

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- 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

My happiness depends on me.
- A Course in Miracles

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who can suffer while roses bloom
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Be happy for this moment.
This moment is your life.
- Anonymous

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

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

Gratitude is crucial to your happiness
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

There is only one happiness in life: to love and to be loved.
- George Sand

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

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
- Zhuangzi

The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Smile, and the world smiles with you.
- Anonymous

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

Wear an Inner Smile.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
- Helen Keller


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