Quotes and Inspiring Words
Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
- John Stuart Mills
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
- Saint Augustine
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese Proverb
For the soul there is never birth nor death. Nor, having once been, does he ever cease to be. He is unborn, eternal, ever-existing, undying and primeval. He is not slain when the body is slain.
- Bhagavad Gita Ch 2 Text 20
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
- Winston Churchill
We never listen when we are eager to speak.
- François de La Rochefoucauld