“ Don't expect to attain unalloyed peace and happiness from earthly life. This should be your attitude: no matter what your experiences are, enjoy them in an objective way, as you would a movie. ”
The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.
It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.
The initial state of happiness accompanying sensuality is always followed by unhappiness, owing to the impairment of physical vitality, mental self-control, and spiritual peace
Many people think excitement is happiness.... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.