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Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it.
-- Native American Proverb

The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do.
-- American Proverb

Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted, but getting what you have, which once you have got it, you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.
-- Garrison Keillor

Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want.
-- Geoffry F. Abert

There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed.
-- Frank Buchman

A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment.
-- American Proverb

A person without balance in life falls down.
-- Adam O.

A bird in the hand's worth two fleeing by.
-- Scottish Proverb

What one hopes for is always better than what one has.
-- African Proverb

A wise man cares not for what he cannot have.
-- Italian Proverb

What you see is what you get.
-- Unknown Author

Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
-- Frank Lloyd Wright

People who lead a satisfying life, who are in tune with their past and with their future - in short, people whom we would call "happy" - are generally individuals who have lived their lives according to rules they themselves created.
-- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Once what you are living and what you are doing has for you meaning, it is irrelevant whether you are happy or unhappy. You are content. You are not alone in your spirit. You belong.
-- Sir Laurens van der Post

Any fish is good if it is on the hook.
-- Russian Proverb

Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use.
-- Charles M. Schulz

Too many of us are hung up on what we don't have, can't have, or won't ever have. We spend too much energy being down, when we could use that same energy - if not less of it - doing, or at least trying to do, some of the things we really want to do.
-- Unknown Author

Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
-- Jean de La Bruyère

Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, it is the realization of how much you already have.
-- Unknown Author

There are two ways to be rich. One is to have great wealth, and the other is to have few wants.
-- Unknown Author

A rich person is not one who has the most, but is one who needs the least.
-- Unknown Author

True happiness is not to achieve your goals but to learn to be satisfied with what you already achieved.
-- Unknown Author

Happiness is a decision. You decide to be happy with what you are and have, or die from envy and jealousy of what you lack.
-- Unknown Author

Choose a job that you love and you won't have to work a single day in your life.
-- Unknown Author

The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything, they just make the most out of everything that comes their way.
-- Unknown Author





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LATEST THOUGHTS

Appreciation
If you enjoy the fruit, pluck not the flower.

-- Unknown Author

Happiness
Flowers are for our souls to enjoy.

-- Native American Proverb

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