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God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
For me, it is essential to have the inner peace and serenity of prayer in order to listen to the silence of God, which speaks to us, in our personal life and the history of our times, of the power of love.
Adolfo Perez Esquivel
The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.
A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.
A conviction that you are a daughter of God gives you a feeling of comfort in your self-worth. It means that you can find strength in the balm of Christ. It will help you meet the heartaches and challenges with faith and serenity.
James E. Faust
I went from resenting my mother-in-law to accepting her, finally to appreciating her. What appeared to be her diffidence when I was first married, I now value as serenity.
The only thing I was trying to portray was serenity. Also, innocence, vulnerability and elegance.
Ireland, in breadth, and for wholesomeness and serenity of climate, far surpasses Britain; for the snow scarcely ever lies there above three days: no man makes hay in the summer for winter's provision, or builds stables for his beasts of burden... the island abounds in milk and honey.
There is a kind of serenity in love which is almost a paradise.
Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.
Thich Nhat Hanh
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven.
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
Adlai E. Stevenson
I think that the ideal space must contain elements of magic, serenity, sorcery and mystery.
In the scriptures, 'peace' means either freedom from strife, contention, conflict, or war, or an inner calm and comfort born of the Spirit that is a gift of God to all of his children, an assurance and serenity within a person's heart.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment. Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.
Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth.
Serenity is knowing that your worst shot is still pretty good.
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.
But I do know focusing on the exterior doesn't make me happy. If I want peace and serenity, it won't be reached by getting thinner or fatter.
Habit allows us to go from 'before' to 'after,' to make life easier and better. Habit is notorious - and rightly so - for its ability to direct our actions, even against our will; but by mindfully shaping our habits, we can harness the power of mindlessness as a sweeping force for serenity, energy, and growth.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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