Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The happiness of being responsible.............


"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 control your own destiny."
-Albert Ellis

"Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in
one's own sunshine."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We first make our habits, and then our habits make us."
-John Dryden

"Who is rich?  He who is happy with his lot."
-The Talmud

"Things do not change; we change."
-Henry David Thoreau

"Happiness for any reason is just another form of misery."
-The Upanishads

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until
we make peace with ourselves."
-Dalai Lama

"This joy I have - the world didn't give it, the world
can't take it away."
-Shirley Caesar

all quotes lifted from Happy For No Reason by
Marci Shimoff

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