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true happiness


I agree, unless we are satisfied with what we have, we will keep complaining of what we don’t have.


True happiness is to rest satisfied with what we have.

True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man, to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future; not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears, but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is abundantly sufficient; for he that is so wants nothing.  The great blessings of mankind are within us, and within our reach; but we shut our eyes and, like people in the dark, fall foul of the very thing we search for without finding it.  tranquility is a certain equality of mind which no condition of fortune can either exalt or depress.

There must be sound mind to make a happy man; there must be constancy in all conditions, a care for the things of this world but without anxiety; and such an indifference to the bounties of fortune that either…

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Author: teenagem

Second chances

2 thoughts on “true happiness

  1. yes, and when we get what we wanted, we won’t truly appreciate it and we will just continue wanting more. It is surprising how little we really need to get by. I don’t understand the fascination with having lots of material “things”. The best things in life are free.

  2. That is why they say, you dont know what you have until you loose it.

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