Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. — Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)
No legacy is so rich as honesty. — William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Stoicism is a school of Hellenistic philosophy founded by Zeno of Citium in Athens in the early 3rd century BC. Stoicism is a philosophy of personal ethics informed by its system of logic and its views on the natural world.
According to its teachings, as social beings, the path to eudaimonia (happiness) for humans is found in accepting the moment as it presents itself, by not allowing oneself to be controlled by the desire for pleasure or fear of pain, by using one’s mind to understand the world and to do one’s part in nature’s plan, and by working together and treating others fairly and justly.
Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists. — Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. — Socrates (470 BC-399 BC)
Energy and persistence conquer all things. — Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Do one thing everyday that scares you. — Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship. — Dalai Lama (1935-)
What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind. — Buddha (563 BC-483BC)
Pain is temporary. Quitting is forever. — Lance Armstrong (1971-)