Posts Tagged ‘happiness’

You cannot be buried in obscurity: you are exposed upon a grand theater to the view of the world. If your actions are upright and benevolent, be assured they will augment your power and happiness.

— Cyrus the Great (Image Licensed)

…And all that we think is, ultimately, exposed to the world.

—Mike Hazell

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Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

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— Hermann Hesse

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Most pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

—Søren Kierkegaard (1840, sketched by his cousin; Public Domain)

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The consideration that human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected will always continue to prompt me to promote the former by inculcating the practice of the latter.

—George Washington (by Gilbert Stuart; Public Domain)

The roots of personal happiness grow within us; they thrive or wither based on our daily thoughts and—especially—actions. When we remain on the right moral path and continually do the work required to move forward, happiness finds us. When we deviate or stagnate, it eludes us.


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Embrace each day with alacrity, and you will attract happiness and success into your life almost effortlessly.

—Mike Hazell (Image courtesy of Pixabay)

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The happy man is not he who seems thus to others, but who seems thus to himself.

—Publilius Syrus (Public Domain)

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There are certain people and certain things in life which are anathema to one’s happiness and success. They need to be recognized, and then cut from one’s life to the greatest possible degree. Personal and spiritual growth and development is the aim, so why would we willingly carry inhibitors with us on our journey?

Mike Hazell (Image Licensed)

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