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Happiness is determined mor...

Happiness is determined more by oneโ€™s state of mind than by external events. ~ Dalai Lama
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"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not du...

"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." --Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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โ€œTalent is built within, ...

โ€œTalent is built within, no one can destroy it externally.โ€ โ€• Krishnendu Pramanick
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"Whether itโ€™s money, grades, promotions, popularity, attention, or ju...

"Whether itโ€™s money, grades, promotions, popularity, attention, or just plain material things we want, scientists agree: seeking out external rewards is a sure path to sabotaging our own happiness.โ€ - Jane McGonigal
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โ€œHappiness depends more upon the interna...

โ€œHappiness depends more upon the internal frame of a personโ€™s own mind, than on the externals in the world.โ€ - George Washington
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โ€œIf you are distressed by anything external, the pain is no...

โ€œIf you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.โ€ โ€• Marcus Aurelius
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"We all go through life bristling at our ex...

"We all go through life bristling at our external limitations, but the most difficult chains to break are inside us." - Bradley Whitford
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"It may be said that, in some sense, we create our own reality through the...

"It may be said that, in some sense, we create our own reality through the way we choose to perceive the external world and, like anything that is created or constructed, it can collapse." Elliot Perlman, Seven Types of Ambiguity
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"Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all e...

"Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all external sources of happiness and pleasure are, by their very nature, highly uncertain, precarious, ephemeral and subject to chance." -Arthur Schopenhauer
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'Judge people on their philosophy and ac...

'Judge people on their philosophy and actions, the external features only serves as a guide to how a person generally might be'
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"I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, so...

"I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, something absolute. Just as some people have a secret love for rainstorms, earthquakes, or blackouts, I liked that certain undefinable something." - Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun
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"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is no...

"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." - Marcus Aurelius
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"The essence of philosophy is that a man should...

"The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things"......... Epictetus
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โ€œAssessment is a structured way of exploring the forces, trends, opportunities and ...

โ€œAssessment is a structured way of exploring the forces, trends, opportunities and threats in the external environment, and looking at how and how well the organizationโ€™s products and services meet customer and other stakeholder needs.โ€ - The Institute Way
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โ€œAbsolute, true and mathematical time, of its...

โ€œAbsolute, true and mathematical time, of itself, and from its own nature flows equably without relation to anything external.โ€ - Isaac Newton
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"We fall in love not just with a person wholly exter...

"We fall in love not just with a person wholly external to us but with a fantasy of how that person can fill what is missing from our interior lives." -Maria Popova
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"If men were angels, no government would be necessary. ...

"If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary." โ€”James Madison
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If you keep your attention in the body as much as possible, you will be anchored in the Now. You w...

If you keep your attention in the body as much as possible, you will be anchored in the Now. You wonโ€™t lose yourself in the external world, and you wonโ€™t lose yourself in your mind. Thoughts and emotions, fears and desires may still be there to some extent, but they wonโ€™t take you over.Eckhart Tolle
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โ€œIf you are distressed by anything external, the pain is no...

โ€œIf you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.โ€ โ€• Marcus Aurelius
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"In moments of crisis one is never fight...

"In moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy, but always against one's own body" George Orwell, 1984.
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"Most people mistake their own perspective, shaped by their subjective and limited perception, for...

"Most people mistake their own perspective, shaped by their subjective and limited perception, for the absolute reality of the external world. Questioning this assumption is what advanced our research on dark matter. It is also the only thing that has ever advanced human empathy." - Dr. Lisa Randall
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"Happiness doesnโ€™t depend on any e...

"Happiness doesnโ€™t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude." - Dale Carnegie
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"If you are pained by external things, it is not they th...

"If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now." - Marcus Aurelius
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"The inauthentic man does not recognize his self, ...

"The inauthentic man does not recognize his self, he recognizes himself only by his dress; he recognizes that he has a self only by externals." -Kierkergaard
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How far was a feeling genuine...

How far was a feeling genuine if it did not find expression in an external act? - Brian Aldiss
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"Peace can be found within, no matte...

"Peace can be found within, no matter the external circumstances." Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living
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"The good neighbor looks beyond the external accident...

"The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers." - Martin Luther King Jr.
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If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not du...

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. _Marcus Aurelius Antoninus.
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If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is no...

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. Marcus Aurelius
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If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is no...

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. Marcus Aurelius
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Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violenc...

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
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"The notion of "The Soul" can be described to be a comple...

"The notion of "The Soul" can be described to be a complex arrangements of random actions not affected by external forces which, by definition, is completely unpredictable." -DS
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"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is no...

"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." - Marcus Aurelius
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Even sheep do not vomit up their grass and show to the shepherds how much they have eaten; but wh...

Even sheep do not vomit up their grass and show to the shepherds how much they have eaten; but when they have internally digested the pasture, the produce externally wool and milk. Do you also show not your theorems to the uninstructed, but show the acts which come from their digestion. Epictetus
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"They will trust to the external written characters and not remember of themselves. ... they...

"They will trust to the external written characters and not remember of themselves. ... they will be hearers of many things and will have learned nothing; they will appear to be omniscient and will generally know nothing... having the show of wisdom without the reality." - Socrates
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"People are always so concerned of their externa...

"People are always so concerned of their external image to others, not realizing that the mirror they look at themselves in, is cracked." -Manuel Browne
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"To describe externals, you become...

"To describe externals, you become a scientist. To describe experience, you become an artist." Timothy Leary
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"When you possess li...

"When you possess light within, you see it externally." Anaรฏs Nin
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