quote by Dalai Lama

True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed.

— Dalai Lama

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Contentment and peace quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p

Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

Realize that true happiness lies within you.

Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.

Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.

Contentment and peace quote The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs

The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.

Contentment, then, is the product of a heart resting in God.

It is the soul’s enjoyment of that peace that passes all understanding. It is the outcome of my will being brought into subjection to the Divine will. It is the blessed assurance that God does all things well, and is, even now, making all things work together for my ultimate good.

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind.

Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subside and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.

Contentment and peace quote The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become

The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.

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Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee.

My dear, my native soil! For whom my warmest wish to Heav'n is sent, Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content!

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.

Contentment and peace quote If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are li

If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

The Tao never does anything, yet through it all things are done.

If powerful men and women could venter themselves in it, the whole world would be transformed by itself, in its natural rhythms. People would be content with their simple, everyday lives, in harmony, and free of desire. When there is no desire, all things are at peace.

All that we are looking for in life - all the happiness, contentment, and peace of mind - is right here in the present moment.

Contentment is just the realization that God has already provided for me today all that I need for my present peace and happiness.

Contentment and peace quote When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

Love cannot in its very nature be peaceful or content.

It is a restlessness, an unsatisfaction. I can grant a lasting love just as I can grant a lasting unsatisfaction; but the lasting love cannot be coupled with possession, for love is pain and desire and possession is easement and fulfilment.

Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.

Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.

Contentment and peace quote Don't let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.

Don't let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.

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If there is any one thing that will bring peace and contentment into the human heart, and into the family, it is to live within our means. And if there is any one thing that is grinding and discouraging and disheartening, it is to have debts and obligations that one cannot meet.

Do not blindly believe what others say.

See for yourself what brings contentment, clarity and peace. That is the path for you to follow.

Blessings upon your mind and heart. Let openness, trust and love be your first response. This is the secret to everlasting joy, peace and contentment.

Contentment and peace quote When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.

When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.

When we do what is right, we have contentment, peace and happiness.

True happiness lies within you.

Accursed is that peace of which revolt from God is the bond, and blessed are those contentions by which it is necessary to maintain the kingdom of Christ.

Contentment and peace quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

Realize that true happiness lies within you.

A simple fishing boat in the midst of the rippling waters is enough to awaken in the mind of the beholder a sense of vastness of the sea and at the same time of peace and contentment - the Zen sense oof the alone.

If I am content to heal a hurt slightly, saying "Peace, peace," where is no peace; if I forget the poignant word "Let love be without dissimulation" and blunt the edge of truth, speaking not right things but smooth things, then I know nothing of Calvary love.

Contentment and peace quote Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

The contention that a standing army and navy is the best security of peace is about as logical as the claim that the most peaceful citizen is he who goes about heavily armed.

Yes, in the poor man's garden grow Far more than herbs and flowers - Kind thoughts, contentment, peace of mind, And Joy for weary hours.

We take it for granted that life is hard and feel lucky to have whatever happiness we get. We do not look upon happiness as a birthright, nor do we expect it to be more than peace or contentment. Real joy, the state in which the Yequana spend much of their lives, is exceedingly rare among us.

Contentment and peace quote You are rich, when you are content and happy with what you have.

You are rich, when you are content and happy with what you have.

You can't find peace by avoiding life.

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.

The world will continue to change dramatically, but fighting and war can destroy us utterly. What we need now are techniques of harmony, not those of contention. The Art of Peace is required, not the Art of War.

Contentment and peace quote If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are liv

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

When a thoughtful human being has overcome incentives to vice and is aware of having done his bitter duty, he finds himself in a state that could be called happiness, a state of contentment and peace of mind in which virtue is its own reward.

Some knowledge is too heavy for children.

When you are older and stronger, you can bear it. For now you must trust me to carry it for you. And I was satisfied. More than satisfied--wonderfully at peace. There were answers to mmy hard questions--for now, I was content to leave them in my father's keeping.

What is wanted for the nonce is, that folks should be as agreeable as possible in conversation and demeanor; so that good humor may be said to be one of the very best articles of dress one can wear in societ.

I can't define "God," so to be open to the mystical and mystery of God is a natural part of myself. So people criticize me for not being what they are, and I say, it's working for me and has worked for me and continues to work for me, in a way that fills me with a sense of peace and contentment about what God means to me.

Contentment is not escape from the battle, but rather an abiding peace and confidence in the midst of the battle.

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