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. 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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