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The Happiness Quotes

My list of memorable quotes from the book 15 thing you should give up to be happy, an inspiring guide to discovering effortless joy

“The only salvation I ever needed was from my own toxic thoughts and from my own self”

“It’s never too late to start all over. It’s never too late to claim your right to life and to happiness.”

“Who you are underneath it all knows no limits, no fear and no limitations.”

“Whenever you choose to use all kinds of excuses for why you can’t be, do or have something, you are . . . moving away from your true power.”

“Happiness can never come from attachment to transitory things. It can only come from letting go.”

“We are creatures of habit. Most of us live our lives on autopilot, allowing our old programming, our past fears, excuses and limitations, to run, craft and shape our lives.”

“We have around 60,000 thoughts per day and . . . most of these thoughts are negative.”

“There is no peace in pointing the finger and making others responsible for how you feel and for what your life looks like.”

“Complaining, just like blaming and criticizing, sucks us dry. It … continues to feed this false idea that our lives will never get better until outside circumstances start to change.”

“The use of labels creates a veil in front of our eyes, impairing our sight and causing us to see the world as either black or white, good or bad, rich or poor, worthy or unworthy, and then treat everyone according to the values we give to each labels.”

“We cling to the past because the past gives us a sense of identity; it makes us who we are or at least that’s what we think.”

“Your past doesn’t have to equal your future, unless you want it to.”

“People grow together with love and appreciation, not blame, judgment and criticism.”

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