“ If your pleasantness is dependent upon what happens around you, the chances of you being pleasant all the time is remote, in the very nature of things it is not possible. ”
if you mortgage your pleasantness to something outside of you, you being pleasant or unpleasant is only by chance.
Your personality is a fake representation of yourself. The more you invest in it, the more incomplete and insecure you feel
Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from the outside.
Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.
The quality of your life is not determined by the clothes you wear, the educational qualifications you carry, the family background you come from or the bank balances you hold. Rather, the quality of your life depends upon how peaceful and joyous you are within yourself