wisdom in one sentence – how to be happy

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
― Mark Twain

The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach.
― Seneca

The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it’s the small things that count.
― Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
― Epictetus

I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory!
― Audrey Hepburn

The key to happiness is finding pleasure and purpose in everyday life.
– Paul Dolan, Happiness by Design

People are unhappy, the Stoics argue, in large part because they are confused about what is valuable.
– William B. Irvine, A Guide to the Good Life

Your joy, your happiness, your satisfaction and your ability to dance with life depend solely on what you pay attention to.
– Susan Jeffers

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