The means to attain a happy life

I ran across this epigram the other day.  I found a lot of wisdom in these words. MARTIAL, the things that do attainThe happy life be these, I find:—The richesse left, not got with pain;The fruitful ground, the quiet mind;The equal friend; no grudge, no strife;No charge of rule, nor governance;Without disease, the healthful life;The household […]