The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.— Norman Vincent Peale
Charming Self Happiness quotations
Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide when you're sad.
Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.
Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
There is sorrow in finitude. The Self is beyond time, space and objects. It is infinite and hence of the nature of absolute happiness.
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.
Deal with yourself as a individual, worthy of respect and make everyone else deal with you the same way.
Our happiest times are those in which we forget ourselves, usually in being kind to someone else. That tiny moment of self-abdication is an act of true humility: the man who loses himself finds himself and finds his happiness.
Sometimes you have to let everything go - purge yourself.
If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down - get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.
We are what we believe we are.
Anger, resentment, envy, and self-pity are wasteful reactions.
They greatly drain one's time. They sap energy better devoted to productive endeavors.
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.
Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors.
Never regret anything that made you smile.
Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others...By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.
The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind.
We had a beautiful dream and that was all.
The interest of my son is the only guide I have, and whatever happiness I could achieve by being free of this place I cannot consent to separate my self from him. I could not have any pleasure in the world if I abandoned my children. I do not even have any regrets.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
Finding your own style is not easy, but once found it brings complete happiness.
It gives you self-confidence, always.
If we practice the science of yoga, which is useful to the entire human community and which yields happiness both here and hereafter - if we practice it without fail, we will then attain physical, mental, and spiritual happiness, and our minds will flood towards the Self.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.
Acid is not for every brain .... Only the healthy, happy, wholesome, handsome, hopeful, humorous, high-velocity should seek these experiences. This elitism is totally self-determined. Unless you are self-confident, self-directed, self-selected, please abstain.
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.
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.
The world is so unhappy because it is ignorant of the true Self.
Man’s real nature is happiness. Happiness is inborn in the true Self. Man’s search for happiness is an unconscious search for his true Self. The true Self is imperishable; therefore, when a man finds it, he finds a happiness which does not come to an end.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy-not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self analysis. What is it that makes you happy? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call "following your bliss."
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy .
.. is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.
Pleasure is spread through the earth In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find.
By breaking down our sense of self-importance, all we lose is a parasite that has long infected our minds. What we gain in return is freedom, openness of mind, spontaneity, simplicity, altruism: all qualities inherent in happiness.
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
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.
To be happy is easy enough if we give ourselves, forgive others, and live with thanksgiving, No self centered person, no ungrateful soul can ever be happy, much less make anyone else happy. Life is giving, not getting.
To believe that you depend on things and people for happiness is due to ignorance of your true nature; to know that you need nothing to be happy, except Self-knowledge, is wisdom.
We are all insane. That is what original sin means. Sin is insanity. It is preferring finite joy to infinite joy, creatures to the Creator, an unhappy, Godless self to a happy, God-filled self Only God can save us from this disease. That is what the name "Jesus" means: 'God saves'.
Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.