The Happiness Project Quotes

16 Jul

The happiness project quotes- A book I read over 3 years ago but some good reminders:
“In other words, people have an inborn disposition that’s set within a certain range, but they can boost themselves to the top of their range or push themselves down to the bottom of their happiness range by their actions.”

Marci, Mental Health, & More

I recently finished the book The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin.  There are a bunch of quotes I wanted to share for one reason on another:

“In other words, people have an inborn disposition that’s set within a certain range, but they can boost themselves to the top of their range or push themselves down to the bottom of their happiness range by their actions.”

“There’s a Buddhist saying I’ve found to be uncannily true: ‘When the student is ready, the teacher appears.'”

“Like everyone, he’s a combination of good and not-so-good qualities, and the worst of my bad habits was to focus on his faults while taking his virtues for granted.”

“I’d often wondered why anger- along with pride, greed, gluttony, lust, sloth, and envy- were the seven deadly sins.  It turns out that they’re deadly sins not because of their gravity but because of their power to generate other, worse…

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