Albert Einstein’s Secret to Happiness
By Edward Robinson
According to Good Morning America’s Lara Spencer, Albert Einstein left a
thought to a hotel worker as a tip, since he didn’t have money for a tip, at
Here is the quote:
A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the
pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.
According to Lara, ” Einstein said to the bellhop, ” it may be worth more than a regular tip someday.”,and at a recent auction the quote sold for 1.3 million dollars!
What do you think?
Enjoy your life, and all that it has to offer. Make the best of the
opportunities that you have. The various amenities that you have at your
disposal can be used creatively to make one happier.
“A calm and modest life” vs. “Pursuit of Success combined with constant restlessness”.
I suppose that a calm and modest life, would include:
- simple pleasures
I suppose that pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness might mean:
- chasing a dream
- striving to meet a quota
- dreaming big dreams
- making a better life for one, and ones family
Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with chasing dreams of success, so
long, as one takes the time to smell the roses that are only around for a
For example, a young family struggles to make ends meet and
- smartphone minutes, etc.
Remember that the hard work is for the purpose of raising
important little people to adulthood. Also, take time to enjoy the process of
accomplishment that goes along with building a family.
The US Constitution speaks of: “Life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
Einstein mentions the advantages one over the other where the pursuit of
happiness with constant restlessness, is not as good. There is a reasonable
amount of preparation that we all must go through, to then be prepared for
I suggest that you chase those dreams of success that inspired you, yet
remember to make time to enjoy home, and those closest to you.