Happiness quote by Benjamin Franklin

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Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances
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"Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances"

- Benjamin Franklin

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This quote by Benjamin Franklin implies that a person's internal frame of mind has a higher influence on their happiness than external factors. It recommends that individuals have control over their mental state, which can cause a state of contentment no matter their life situations.

Franklin believed that joy is a state of mind that could be accomplished through cultivating a positive inner personality. He believed that cultivating positive attitudes such as gratitude, favorable thinking, and kindness towards oneself and others could cause a more fulfilled and pleased life.

In essence, this quote stresses the value of developing a favorable outlook and frame of mind, instead of relying solely on external situations to figure out one's level of happiness.

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Benjamin Franklin This quote is written / told by Benjamin Franklin between January 17, 1706 and April 17, 1790. He was a famous Politician from USA, the quote is categorized under the topic Happiness. The author also have 162 other quotes.

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