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
Astounding Inner Happiness quotations
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love, and he who cannot love is the most unhappy of all.
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.
Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.
Smile doesn't mean that someone is happy. Sometimes it just means that you're strong.
Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not. It is only after you have faced up to this fundamental rule and learned to distinguish between what you can and can't control that inner tranquility and outer effectiveness become possible.
A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility
Happy people build their inner world. Unhappy people blame their outer world.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life.
To be happy with someone else, you must first be happy with yourself.
When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.
Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower, and draws all good things toward you.
God much are the truly wealthy. So our inner happiness depends not on what we experience but on the degree of our gratitude to God, Gratitude — the Secret of Life.
Joy is not in things; it is in us.
Happiness is the result of inner maturity.
It depends on us alone, and requires patient work, carried out from day to day. Happiness must be built, and this requires time and effort. In the long term, happiness and unhappiness are therefore a way of being, or a life skill.
Recognize that you have the courage within you to fulfill the purpose of your birth. Summon forth the power of your inner courage and live the life of your dreams.
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.
I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality.
It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give - pleasure, possessions, power - but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Everybody in the world is seeking happiness - and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.
Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out
Most people ask for happiness on condition.
Happiness can only be felt if you don't set any condition.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age, and to imagine right up to the brink of death that life is only beginning. I think that is the only way to keep adding to one's talent, and one's inner happiness.
The inner speech, your thoughts, can cause you to be rich or poor, loved or unloved, happy or unhappy, attractive or unattractive, powerful or weak.
In ancient China, the Taoists taught that a constant inner smile, a smile to oneself, insured health, happiness and longevity. Why? Smiling to yourself is like basking in love: you become your own best friend. Living with an inner smile is to live in harmony with yourself.
There is no true healing unless there is a change in outlook, peace of mind and inner happiness
If my heart can become pure and simple, like that of a child, I think there probably can be no greater happiness than this.
There is a myth, sometimes widespread, that a person need only do inner work.
..that a man is entirely responsible for his own problems; and that to cure himself, he need only change himself....The fact is, a person is so formed by his surroundings, that his state of harmony depends entirely on his harmony with his surroundings.
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
Inner happiness actually is the fuel of success.
Inner # peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your # emotions
Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
A happy woman is one who has no cares at all;
a cheerful woman is one who has cares but doesn't let them get her down.