Quotes : About peace & happiness

Quotes : About peace & happiness

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Quotes : About peace & happiness

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  • When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. — John Lennon (English singer & songwriter).
  • The purpose of our lives is to be happy. — Dalai Lama (Tibetan Buddhist leader).
  • We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.Dalai Lama (Tibetan Buddhist leader).
  • Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. — Dalai Lama (Tibetan Buddhist leader).
  • Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace. — Dalai Lama (Tibetan Buddhist leader).
  • If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.— Tenzin Gyatso (14th i.e. present Dalai Lama) (Tibetan Buddhist leader).
  • There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. — Freya Stark, The Journey’s Echo (Anglo-Italian explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan as well as several autobiographical works and essays).
  • Happiness, I have discovered, is nearly always a rebound from hard work.— David Grayson (American journalist).
  • Happiness is an inside job — Willium Arthur Ward (America’s most quoted writer of inspirational maxims).
  • If you want to be happy, be. — Leo Tolstoy (Russian writer).
  • How easy to be amiable (having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner, सुशील ) in the midst of happiness and success. — William Ellery Channing ( US preacher).
  • Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. — Eleanor Roosevelt ( wife of US President Franklin D Roosevelt).
  • It is not enough to talk about peace, one must believe in it. And it is not enough to believe in it, one must work at it — Eleanor Roosevelt ( wife of US President Franklin D Roosevelt).
  • Happiness depends upon ourselves.Aristotle (ancient Greek philosopher).
  • Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence. — Aristotle (ancient Greek philosopher).
  • We make war so that we may live in peace — Aristotle (ancient Greek philosopher).
  • There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. — Maria Mitchell (American astronomer, discovered a comet).
  • Beauty is the promise of happiness. — Marie Henri Beyle (French writer).
  • Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. — H Jackson Brown, Jr. (American author).
  • People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. — H Jackson Brown, Jr. (American author).
  • The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence — Norman Vincent Peale ( American minister & author of best-seller “The power of positive thinking”).
  • Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. — Norman Vincent Peale ( American minister & author of best-seller “The power of positive thinking”).
  • Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory. — Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) ( American minister & author of best-seller “The power of positive thinking”).
  • Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. — Abraham Lincoln (the 16th US President).
  • Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.— Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese Buddhist monk, peace activist).
  • There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way. .— Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese Buddhist monk, peace activist).
  • We have to walk in a way that we only print peace and serenity on the Earth. Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet. .— Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese Buddhist monk, peace activist).
  • A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy ? Albert Einstein (German-born Jew physicist).
  • Peace can not be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding — Albert Einstein (German-born Jew physicist).
  • Joy is more divine than sorrow; for joy is bread, and sorrow is medicine. — Beecher (American clergyman, social reformer, speaker).
  • True happiness lies in things money can not buy — Sachidanand Das (Indian monk).
  • You should be happy for what you have rather than be unhappy with what you do not have. But, you should always strive for the better — Sachidanand Das (Indian monk).
  • When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. — Helen Keller (American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree).
  • No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it — Helen Keller (American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree).
  • Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone — Sigmund Freud (Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst ).
  • Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times. If one only remembers to turn on the light. — Albus Dumbledore (a fictional character in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series ).
  • Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. — Guillaume Apollinaire (French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish descent).
  • Happiness consists in activity; it is a running stream, not a stagnant pool.— John Mason Good (English writer on medical, religious & classical subjects).
  • Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. — Marcus Aurelius (ancient Roman emperor).
  • The only thing making you unhappy is your own thoughts, change them. Napoleon Hill (American self-help author).
  • Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude Dale Carnegie ( American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills ).
  • It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it. — Dale Carnegie ( American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills ).
  • Act as if you were already happy and that will tend to make you happy. — Dale Carnegie ( American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills ).
  • Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. — Dale Carnegie ( American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills ).
  • You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul. — Swami Vivekananda ( Indian Hindu monk, he represented Hinduism in the World Conference of Religions at Chicago, USA in 1893 ).
  • The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment. — Doug Larson ( American columnist).
  • Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. — Robert Brault (American operatic tenor).
  • If you search the world for happiness, you may find it in the end, for the world is round and will lead you back to your door. — Robert Brault (American operatic tenor).
  • Sometimes we don’t find the thing that will make us happy because we can’t give up the thing that was supposed to. — Robert Brault (American operatic tenor).
  • Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. — Pearl Buck (American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in Zhenjiang, China ).
  • Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness. — Pearl Buck (American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in Zhenjiang, China ).
  • The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man. — George Bernard Shaw (Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist).
  • We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. — George Bernard Shaw (Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist).
  • Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous — George Bernard Shaw ( Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist).
  • Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God. — Guru Nanak (ancient Indian spiritual person, founder of the religion Sikhism).
  • Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. — Theodore Rubin (American Psychiatrist).
  • The word happiness will lose its meaning if it is not balanced by sadness — Carl Jung ( Swiss psychiatrist).
  • Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance — Jane Austen ( English novelist).
  • Happiness is a warm puppy. — Charles M. Schulz (American cartoonist).
  • Happiness is the ability to move forward knowing the future will be better than the past.— Zig Ziglar (legendary American author, salesman & motivational speaker).
  • The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times. Zig Ziglar (legendary American author, salesman & motivational speaker).
  • The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything. — Zig Ziglar (legendary American author, salesman & motivational speaker).
  • Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy because of what you have. — Zig Ziglar (legendary American author, salesman & motivational speaker).
  • Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have.— Doris Mortman (American author).
  • Happiness is not something you postpone for the future, it is something you design for the present. — Jim Rohn (legendary American author, entrepreneur & motivational speaker).
  • Happiness is not an accident. Nor is it something you wish for. Happiness is something you design. — Jim Rohn (legendary American author, entrepreneur & motivational speaker).
  • Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. — Jim Rohn (legendary American author, entrepreneur & motivational speaker).
  • Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing. — Napoleon Hill (legendary American motivational speaker, author of the best-seller ‘Think and grow rich’).
  • Success in life depends upon happiness, and happiness is found in no other way than through service that is rendered in a spirit of love. — Napoleon Hill (legendary American motivational speaker, author of the best-seller ‘Think and grow rich’).
  • What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (legendary American motivational essayist).
  • Nobody/Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (legendary American motivational essayist).
  • Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (legendary American motivational essayist).
  • The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (legendary American motivational essayist).
  • A man is relieved and gay (lighthearted and carefree) when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (legendary American motivational essayist).
  • Happy is the hearing man. Unhappy the speaking man. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (legendary American motivational essayist).
  • The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (legendary American motivational essayist).
  • Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (legendary American motivational essayist).
  • Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. — Denis Waitley (American motivational speaker).
  • Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time — Lyndon B. Johnson ( 36th President of USA 1963-1969).
  • What we are seeking so frantically elsewhere may turn out to be the horse we have been riding all along. — Harvey Cox (American theologian).
  • A person who is happy is not because everything is right in his life. He is happy because his attitude towards everything in his life is right.Sundar Pichai ( CEO of Google, Indian American).
  • Once you start a working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest. Chanakya ( ancient Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor).
  • He who is overly attached to his family members, experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy — Chanakya ( ancient Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor).
  • Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness — Chanakya ( ancient Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor).
  • A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else — Bette Davis ( Hollywood actress).
  • If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem — Richard Bach ( American writer).
  • The real secret of happiness is simply this: to be willing to live and let live, and to know very clearly in one’s own mind that the unpardonable sin is to be an unpleasant person. — Galen Starr Ross (American educator, researcher, writer, politician, and noted orator ).
  • Even peace may be purchased at too high a price — Benjamin Franklin (American polymath, founding father of USA).
  • He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees — Benjamin Franklin (American polymath, founding father of USA).
  • But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes — William Shakespeare (English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”).
  • Some cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go — Oscar Wilde (Irish poet & playwright ).
  • If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. — Nelson Mandela (South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999).
  • Peace begins with a smile — Mother Teresa (Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary, settled at Kolkata, India).
  • If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other — Mother Teresa (Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary, settled at Kolkata, India).
  • Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful. — Anonymous.
  • You cannot find peace by avoiding life. — Anonymous.
  • Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. — Anonymous.
  • Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections. — Anonymous.
  • Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace. — Anonymous.
  • The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy — it is all that matters. — Audrey Hepburn (British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon).
  • Peace is when time doesn’t matter as it passes by — Maria Schell (Author).
  • Peace is its own reward — Mahatma Gandhi (Indian political leader & social worker).
  • Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. — Mahatma Gandhi (Indian political leader & social worker).
  • Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth. — Menachem Begin ( 6th PM of Israel).
  • Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be. — Wayne W. Dyer ( American philosopher & motivational speaker).
  • You will never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart. — George Michael ( English singer).
  • We do not realize that somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self, who is eternally at peace. — Elizabeth Gilbert (American author, essayist, short story writer, biographer, novelist, and memoirist).
  • If you can’t find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. — Marvin Gaye ( American singer).
  • If there is no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you, your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you — Linda Evans ( American actress on TV).
  • Peace comes from within, do not seek it without — Lord Buddha (ancient monk from Indian subcontinent, founder of Buddhism).
  • Those who are free of resentful thoughts, surely find peace — Lord Buddha (ancient monk from Indian subcontinent, founder of Buddhism).
  • Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace — Lord Buddha (ancient monk from Indian subcontinent, founder of Buddhism).
  • Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful meansRonald Reagan ( 40th President of USA from 1981-1989 ).
  • A people free to choose will always choose peace Ronald Reagan ( 40th President of USA from 1981-1989 ).
  • Peace is liberty in tranquillity — Marcus Tullius Cicero ( ancient Roman poliitician and lawyer).
  • Peace is a day-to-day problem, the product of a multitude of events and judgements. Peace is not an ‘is’, it is a ‘becoming’ — Haile Selassie ( ex-emperor of Ethiopia).
  • Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures — John F Kennedy ( 35th President of US).
  • It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war — John F Kennedy ( 35th President of US).
  • You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realising who you are at the deepest level — Eckhart Tolle ( German-born spiritual teacher from Canada ).
  • A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father — Frank Abagnale ( American security consultant).
  • I can have peace of mind only when I can forgive rather than judge — Gerald Jampolsky (internationally recognized authority in the fields of psychiatry, health, business, and education).
  • Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions. — Gerald Jampolsky (internationally recognized authority in the fields of psychiatry, health, business, and education).
  • Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others. — Gerald Jampolsky (internationally recognized authority in the fields of psychiatry, health, business, and education).
  • Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind. — Gerald Jampolsky (internationally recognized authority in the fields of psychiatry, health, business, and education).
  • Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed. — Gerald Jampolsky (internationally recognized authority in the fields of psychiatry, health, business, and education).
  • You can be right or you can be happy. — Gerald Jampolsky (internationally recognized authority in the fields of psychiatry, health, business, and education).
  • The secret of happiness is not doing what one likes, but liking what one has to do. — James M. Burrie (Scotish novelist and playwright).
  • Happiness is the natural flower of duty. — Philip Brookes (American religious man ).
  • A sound mind in a sound body, is a short but full description of a happy state in this world. — John Locke ( English philosopher & physician, ‘Father of liberalism’ ).
  • Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. — G. Ingersoll (American lawyer).
  • You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. — Malcolm X (African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist).
  • Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. — Ernest Hemingway(American novelist, short story writer, and journalist ).
  • The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one’s own happiness, the happiness of others. — Paramhansa Yogananda ( Indian Yogi & Guru, born as Mukunda Lal Ghosh ).
  • There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. — Epictetus ( ancient Greek philosopher).
  • Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true — Leon J. Suenes (Belgian religious worker).
  • Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. — Franklin D Roosevelt ( 32nd President of USA).
  • Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. — Albert Schweitzer (French-German theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician).
  • Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. — Albert Schweitzer (French-German theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician).
  • Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight. — Albert Schweitzer (French-German theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician).
  • Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled. — Benjamin Spock (American paediatrician ).
  • People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. — Abraham Lincoln (16th President of USA).
  • Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin — Dwight D. Eisenhower (34th President of USA ).
  • Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one’s level of peace of mind — Sydney Madwed ( American businessman ).
  • Happiness is a choice, peace is a state of mind. Both are free — Amy Leigh Mercree (a best-selling author, media personality, and expert dating, relationship, & wellness coach ).

What they say about link of money with peace & happiness :

  • People say that money is not the key to happiness. But I always figured, if you have enough money, you can have a key made. — Joan Rivers (American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host).
  • Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem. — Bill Vaughan (American columnist & author).
  • Money can’t buy you happiness, but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery — Spike Milligan (British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor. The son of an Irish father and an English mother, Millligan spent his early life in India where he was born).
  • Money has never made men happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has, the more one wants. — Benjamin Franklin (American polymath, founding father of USA).
  • A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of. — Jane Austen ( English novelist).

 

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