Secrets of Serenity

The Young Cicero Reading

The Young Cicero Reading (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Inspirational sayings and quotes.

Serenity of the heart

How simple and frugal a thing is happiness:a glass of wine,a roast chestnut,the sound of the sea….All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple,frugal heart.

—Nikos kazantzakis

To be content with what we possess is the greatest and most secure of riches.

—-Marcus Tullius Cicero


Roman Orator,statesman and Philosopher

We know the truth,not only by the reason,but by the heart.

Buddha statue from the Gandhara-culture (1st c...

Buddha statue from the Gandhara-culture (1st century, Pakistan) Español: Gandhara, siglo I. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

—-Blaise Pascal


It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;

What is essential is invisible to the eye.

__Antoine de Sainte-Exupery


French aviator and writer

Don’t hurry,don’t worry.You’re only here for a short visit.

So be sure to stop and smell the flowers.

Walter C Hagen(1892-!969)

American Golfer

When the book of life is opening,our readings are secret.



English writer

The highest form of bliss is living with a certain degree of folly.

Desidarius Erasmus(c.1466-1536)

Dutch Scholar

To be without some of the things you want is an

indispensable part of happiness.

_Bertrand Russell(1872-1970)

English Mathematician and Philosopher

We are what we think.All that we are arises with our thoughts

With our thoughts we make the world.

_Siddhartha Gautama(c.563-483B.C)

BuddhaPrince of the Sakyas and

Founder of Buddhism

15 thoughts on “Secrets of Serenity

  1. Greetings,

    Very nice selection of quotes. They make me want to read more of what each wrote.

    All good wishes,


  2. Hi,

    I think I have done it on my Journey with Iqbal site. But I’m not sure. Please let me know what you learn from your daughter. My daughter too helps me a lot.

    All good wishes,


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