Money and Happiness
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Our business is to be happy. – His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Who is rich? He who is happy with his lot. – The Talmud
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us. – John Dryden
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
• If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.
– Maya Angelou
• The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do
not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you are in control
of your own destiny. – Dr. Albert Ellis
• We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
– His Holiness the Dalai Lama
• The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of Hell, a hell of Heaven.
– John Milton
Appreciation and gratitude are a must if you choose to become the architect of increased
happiness and your own fulfillment. – Doc Childre
There is a vitality, a life-force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into
action…Keep the channel open. – Martha Graham
The winds of grace are always blowing, but you have to raise the sail. – Sri Ramakrishna
• There are two great days in a person’s life—the day we are born and the day we discover why.
– William Barclay
• When we learn to say a deep, passionate yes to the things that really matter, then peace begins to
settle onto our lives like golden sunlight sifting to a forest floor. – Thomas Kinkaide
• The important thing is not to think much but to love much; and so do that which best stirs you
to love. – St. Teresa
• When you follow your bliss….doors will open where you would not have thought there would be
doors; and where there wouldn’t be a door for anyone else. – Joseph Campbell
• I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who
will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. – Albert Schweitzer
You become the average of the five people you associate with most. – Jim Rohn