Money cannot buy happiness; it can, however, rent it.

— Gordon Livingston

The most grateful Gordon Livingston quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

We are not what we think, or what we say, or how we feel. We are what we do.


It is difficult to remove by logic an idea not placed there by logic in the first place. By nature, we are emotional creatures. Often we live and react based on feelings, not logic. Feelings are wonderful, but when we become tied to a particular thought or belief we tend to ignore the fact that change might be necessary.


We also need to learn the art of letting go: of the past, of unresolved grievances, of our younger selves. Nobody gets out of here alive.


Only bad things happen quickly, . . . Virtually all the happiness-produ cing processes in our lives take time, usually a long time: learning new things, changing old behaviors, building satisfying relationships, raising children. This is why patience and determination are among life's primary virtues.


We are all prone to the myth of the perfect stranger


Everything we are afraid to try, all our unfulfilled dreams, constitute a limitation on what we are and could become.


There are no maps to guide our most important searches;

we must rely on hope, chance, intuition, and a willingness to be surprised.


Our greatest strengths are our greatest weaknesses.


Life's two most important questions are Why? and Why not? The trick is knowing which one to ask.


Past behavior is the most reliable predictor of future behavior.


It is difficult to remove by logic an idea not placed there by logic in the first place.


If the map doesn't agree with the ground, the map is wrong.


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