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

Sensual Happy And Contented quotations

Happy and contented quote Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide
Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide when you're sad.

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.

Happy and contented quote Never regret anything that made you smile.
Never regret anything that made you smile.

Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get.

Oh what a happy soul am I although I cannot see, I am resolved that in this world contented I shall be. How many blessings I enjoy that other people don't. To weep and sigh, because I'm blind? I cannot and I won't.


Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.

Happy and contented quote The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about
The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.

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.

There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.

God may allow His servant to succeed when He has disciplined him to a point where he does not need to succeed to be happy. The man who is elated by success and is cast down by failure is still a carnal man. At best his fruit will have a worm in it.

Happy and contented quote Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
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Do not be content with the old anointing.

It is essential to a more holy and happy life...that you seek to be anointed with new oil. Do not be satisfied with past experiences. [...] Seek to have a new revelation of Christ to your soul. Seek the renewed application of His precious blood to your conscience. Oh, seek the fresh oil!


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

Nothing is miserable unless you think it so;

and on the other hand, nothing brings happiness unless you are content with it.

Happy and contented quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.

People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained.

I want Thy plan, O God, for my life. May I be happy and contented whether in the homeland or on the foreign field; whether married or alone, in happiness or sorrow, health or sickness, prosperity or adversity -- I want Thy plan, O God, for my life. I want it; oh, I want it.

Happy and contented quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
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Don't be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good.

The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.

Anyone can live contentedly in circumstances of ease and comfort, health and well-being gratification and felicity; but to remain happy and contented in the face of difficulty, hardship and the onslaught of disease and sickness-this is an indication of nobility.

Happy and contented quote Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.

Every human being has the right to search for happiness, and by 'happiness' is meant something that makes other people feel content. Paulo Coelho Quotes From Like the Flowing River “Every human being should keep alive within them the sacred flame of madness, but should behave as a normal person.

Finding happiness is like finding yourself.

You don't find happiness, you make happiness. You choose happiness. Self-actualization is a process of discovering who you are, who you want to be and paving the way to happiness by doing what brings you the most meaning and contentment to your life over the long run.


Rather than ignore those who choose to publish their opinions without actually talking to me, I am happy to dispel any rumors or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love.

Happy and contented quote Enjoy life now. This is not a rehearsal.
Enjoy life now. This is not a rehearsal.

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.

Reconsidering Happiness captures all the contradictory impulses of falling in and out of love-the lust and wanderlust, the contentment and restlessness, the secret loyalties, the hard compromises. Sherrie Flick has written a wise and elegant novel.

Happy and contented quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

Contentment is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and a happy purchase.


A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness.

It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.

Happy and contented quote Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and
Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.

Anyone's life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.

Men who are driven are happy in their work and their vision but are not happy-go-lucky. Evelyn has a happiness and contentment most of the time -- she's my balance.

Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is.

Happy and contented quote Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

I was told I would never make it because I'm too short.

Well, I'm still too short, but I've got 10 All-Star games, two World Series championships, and I'm a very happy and contented guy. It doesn't matter what your height is, it's what's in your heart.

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.

I believe I know the only cure, which is to make one’s center of life inside of one’s self, not selfishly or excludingly, but with a kind of unassailable serenity—to decorate one’s inner house so richly that one is content there, glad to welcome anyone who wants to come and stay, but happy all the same when one is inevitably alone.

There is so much to love and to admire in this life that it is an act of ingratitude not to be happy and content in this existence.

There is something special about a quiet untouched forest that just pulls you into the moment. Something that no parks will ever be able to achieve. Isn't that what we're all searching for in life? To just be happy and content in the moment, to just be there in the "now"?

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