Friday, October 26, 2012


Thoreau: "I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society."

Virtue is unfailingly the means to happiness because it is supremely rational, making it impossible to err in the choice of means. Aristotle

 "A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle." -Benjamin Franklin

"Achieving durable happiness as a way of being is a skill requiring sustained effort in training the mind..." -Matthieu Ricard

"The most robust finding of positive psychology is that other people matter." -Chris Peterson 

Willpower is a muscle that gets tired over the course of the day, and improves with use. Build your willpower starting with small tasks. 

 "Happiness is a skill, a manner of being, but skills must be learned." -Matthieu Ricard

"Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power." ~Seneca

80% of Prozac Power is Placebo. Placebo is Latin for "I shall please"

Hedonist Philosopher Epicurus Was Right About Happiness (Mostly): "If a little is not enough for you, nothing is."

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