The Art of Happiness.
can’t pursue happiness and catch it. Happiness comes upon you unawares while
you are helping others. The philosophy of happiness is pointedly expressed in
the old Hindu proverb, which reads: “Help they brother’s boat across, and lo!
Thine own has reached the shore.”
is like perfume—you can’t spray it on others without getting some one yourself.
does not depend upon a full pocketbook, but upon a mind full of rich thoughts
and a heart full of rich emotions.
does not depend upon what happens outside of you but on what happens inside of
you; it is measured by the spirit in which you meet the problems of life.
is a state of mind. Lincoln once said: “We are as happy as we make up our minds
doesn’t come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do.
The master secret of happiness is to meet the challenge of each new day with the serene faith that:
“All things work together for good to them that love God.”
~ Wilferd A. Peterson, The Art of Living