“…He Who Hath So Little Knowledge of Human Nature As to Seek Happiness By Changing Anything But His Own Disposition…”Posted: April 24, 2011
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
This quote resonated with me so much that I had to frame it and put it on my desk. This way I can see it every single day and be reminded how powerful it is. We are all responsible for our own happiness- no one else can make you happy.
I remember how I would wait for someone else to do something differently so I can be happier- this only made me more miserable because I felt like I had no choice.