Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
— Dale Carnegie

I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful.
Alanis Morissette external quote

He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions.
— Samuel Johnson

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Recognize that you are enough, and that all external gifts are simply extra blessings.
— Bryant H. McGill