Happiness is mostly a by-product
of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.
~ Dr. Benjamin Spock ~
He is happiest, be he king or peasant,
who finds peace in his home.
~ Johann von Goethe ~
Only truth and transparency can guarantee freedom.
~ John McCain ~
We turn not older with years, but newer every day.
~ Emily Dickinson ~
Man needs so little…
yet he begins wanting so much.
~ Louis L’Amour ~
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
~ Henry Ward Beecher ~
May the sun bring you new energy by day,
May the moon softly restore you by night,
May the rain wash away your worries,
May the breeze blow new strength into your being,
May you walk gently through the world
and know its beauty all the days of your life.
~ Apache Blessing ~
In matters of style…swim with the current;
in matters of principle…stand like a rock.
~ Thomas Jefferson ~
There are two primary choices in life:
to accept conditions as they exist,
or to accept the responsibility for changing them.
~ Denis Waitley ~
May I and all beings be free from pain and sorrow.
May I and all beings be held in compassion.
May I and all beings be reconciled.
May I and all beings be at peace.
~ Jack Kornfield ~
Happiness is a butterfly which,
when pursued, is always beyond our grasp,
but, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne ~
Everyone, without exception, is searching for happiness.
~ Blaise Pascal ~
Do not lose your inward peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
~ Saint Francis de Sales ~
Results? Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results.
I know several thousand things that won’t work.
~ Thomas A. Edison ~
All that is necessary
is to accept the unacceptable,
do without the indispensable,
and bear the unbearable.
~ Kathleen Norris ~
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
~ Charles A. Beard ~
Those things that hurt, instruct.
~ Benjamin Franklin ~
Were there none who were discontented
with what they have,
the world would never reach anything better.
~ Florence Nightingale ~
The block of granite which was an obstacle
in the path of the weak
becomes a steppingstone
in the path of the strong.
~ Thomas Carlyle ~
There are no mistakes, no coincidences.
All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~