peace of mind

A Quote by Herman van Staden on emotions, worry, future, maturity, and peace of mind

Worry is running a horror movie about the future - without a stop button.

Herman van Staden

Source: Herman v Staden – Auxanõ - Emotional Health & Fitness © 2008

Contributed by: Herman

A Quote by unknown on love, heart, and peace of mind

he touched me i felt the warmth of his hand...brushing my hair back as he leans forward to whisper in my ear the sweetest sound on earth... the sound of an i love you not even said but yet understood as he kisses your face you know you could love him forever till the day that you die thats you him and i.


Source: i wrote it

Contributed by: smexy_immortal

A Quote by Sandy Woodward on understanding and peace of mind

You have to acquire a personal peace of mind which comes with understanding.

Sandy Woodward

Contributed by: capreycorn

A Quote by Coach John Wooden on success, peace of mind, and self-satisfaction

"Success is a peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do the best of which you are capable."

Coach John Wooden

Source: My diary

Contributed by: jagadish

A Quote by Christian D. Larson on promise, optimism, peace of mind, best of self, and faith

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.  Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best. Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others. Live in the faith that the whole world is on your side so long as you are true to the best that is in you!

Christian Larson

Source: quotable cards

Contributed by: MsCapriKell

A Quote by unknown on giving, happiness, freedom, and peace of mind

There is a wonderful, mystical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life, happiness, freedom and peace of mind, are always attained by giving them to someone else


Contributed by: Rachel Dawn

A Quote by Dalai Lama on buddhism, dalai lama, four excellences, peace of mind, friends, and happiness

In the Buddhist approach, wordly happiness is based on what we call the four excellences: the Dharma, wealth, nirvana, and satisfaction.  Nirvana, or freedom from suffering, is the ultimate goal.  The satisfaction achieved from a successful temporal life is just a transient goal.  The teachings are the means to achieve ultimate inner freedom, whereas money and wealth facilitate worldly happiness, temporary satisfaction.  One strives to achieve that which is positive for all beings.  To do so, one must attend to both ultimate and temporary goals.  Well being and money belong to the latter category.  In fact, Buddhist texts mention the fruition of eight qualities including wealth, health, and fame that define a "fortunate" human existence. 

To enjoy even temporary happiness, however, one must first have peace of mind.  Next comes health, then good companions, and then money, in that order, though of course all four aspects are connected.  For example, when we had to escape from Tibet, our first priority was to save our lives.  Being penniless was secondary.  If one is alive, it is always possible to make friends and earn money.  Peace of mind must come first.  Peace of mind generally attracts prosperity.  Certainly someone who has peaceful of mind will use his or her money judiciously.

The mind is key.  If anything should be considered a god, so to speak, it is the mind, not money.  A healthy positive mind is the utmost priority.  But if we were to reverse the order of these priorities, what would happen?  I find it hard to imagine how a person with great wealth, bad health, no friends, and no peace of mind could feel even slightly happy.

Dalai Lama

Source: Imagine All the People: A Conversation with the Dalai Lama on Money, Politics, and Life as it Could Be, Pages: 5

Contributed by: HeyOK

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