Quotes

“Two things define you”

Okay, it’s silly to say that “two things” define you. I suspect it’s more like 436 things that define you. Or more likely all your DNA and all your experiences, which is like a billion things.

Still, this is a good quote, and way more meaningful than “Your DNA and all your experiences define you.” 😂

I would agree that patience and attitude are pretty key.

Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.

George Bernard Shaw

Thanks to Jyotichamp for leading me to this quote!

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“Happiness isn’t a choice… it’s a habit.”

Happiness isn’t a choice, or meaningfulness or something that you arrive at once you achieve something; it’s a habit.

10 Habits of Consistently Happy People

Okay, here’s another one of these lists of things that happy/confident/successful people do. I’ve been generally skipping over these since they’re getting repetitive. But I saw this one and liked that it was emphasizing that these are not big, grand things, but little things to do consistently every day. (In that sense, it’s similar to being physically fit and eating right.)

👉 10 Habits of Consistently Happy People

Summary: be optimistic, don’t compare, be grateful, be kind, maintain friendships, cope, forgive, pursue goals, be physically active, cultivate your sense of self.

But remember, pessimism has its place. 🤷🏻‍♂️