Steve Doig

Some notes on web development, IT

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  1. “Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.”— Alan Cohen
  2. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”— Mahatma Gandhi
  3. “Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.”— Frank Tyger
  4. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”— Frederick Keonig
  5. “Everything is a gift of the universe— even joy, anger, jealously, frustration, or separateness. Everything is perfect either for our growth or our enjoyment.”— Ken Keyes Jr.
  6. “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”— Abraham Lincoln
  7. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”— Andrew Carnegie
  8. “You cannot judge what should bring others joy, and others cannot judge what should bring you joy.”— Alan Cohen
  9. ”I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.”— Martha Washington
  10. “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.”— Margaret Lee Runbeck
  11. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”— Denis Waitley
  12. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”— Greg Anderson
  13. “True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.”— Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  14. “True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”— Helen Keller
  15. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.”— Marcus Aurelius
  16. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”— Dalai Lama
  17. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”— Epictetus
  18. “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”— Carl Jung
  19. “True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.”— Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  20. “True happiness…arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.”— Joseph Addison
  21. “Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.”— Jose Marti
  22. “Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.”— William Adams
  23. “Rules for Happiness: Something to do, Someone to love, Something to hope for.”— Immanuel Kant
  24. “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”— Dale Carnegie
  25. “Money doesn’t bring happiness and creativity. Your creativity and happiness brings money”