Who said The happiest people do not have the best of everything they make the best of everything?
This marvelous question sent me on a two-hour search that ended with my conclusion that this inspiring quote was probably by the "greatest philosopher of all time" - the one I like to call "Hieronymous Anonymous." That is, I found the quote or variations of it all over the internet, but not attributed. The closest I could come was an unsubstantiated suspicion of my own that the original phrase may be Asian in origin, possibly Chinese.
Here are some of the closer variations:
Here are some of the closer variations:
- The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the best of everything they have. (Unknown).
- Happiness is not having what you want. It's wanting what you have. (Unknown).
- If you don't enjoy what you have, how could you be happier with more? (Unknown).
- Happiness is not having what you want. It's wanting what you have. (Unknown).
- Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get. -- Dale Carnegie, 1888-1955
- Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. -- Art Linkletter
- Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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What is the best revenge when your mate breaks up with you and you've done everything to make it work and you still love him?
Best revenge is to be happy, wait for the right mate to come along. Answer Take this from my expereince. Years ago I dumped a man. I thought he would come crawling back. But guess what? he ignored me compleely. It drove me nuts to the point where I wanted him so bad. Show total indifference, tre…at them like they don't exist, stay away from related friends and places, and move on. Don't let them see you as it will only give them a quick fix, make them suffer by avoidance; they at first will think its cause you are so sad but after some time goes by they might think, "hey maybe they got on with their life.". ANSWER: The same thing is happening right now to me. He broke up with me and I tried to talk to him by approaching him with an email and a call two weeks after and it didn't work. I do a lot of reading on male psychology and I always come across the same thing: ignore him, don't call him, don't text him or email him. If you have some of his things at your home or viceversa, forget about them for a while and I mean a long while. I know I know, not having contact with the person you love the most is way too difficult, but it is a must! After a while, he will start realizing that maybe you forgot about him and maybe are talking to somebody else. This will drive him nuts and it will take a lot of effort from him not to contact you. In my case, it's been almost a month and he hasn't move a finger to contact me, I haven't seen him or anything. Men are very different from women, just be patient and try to have lots of fun, I know it is hard because you might not be in the mood but you have to try! If you love this guy and you want to get back with him, try not to start dating, just be pretty all the time, take pictures and post them in you social network profile, he will see them trust me and make him think that there are guys checking you out. It will drive him nuts. (MORE)
What should you do if your boyfriend and your best friend are best friends and he tells her everything you say?
Answer . You can't stop them being friends, clearly he feels comfortable in her presence, and if you were to talk to him, he would probably only tell your best friend about it. But try it anyway tell him you dont appreciate him sharing personal things you tell him. Ask him how he would feel if i…n your position. If he wont stop, try talking to her. (MORE)
What should you do if your best friend told the guy you like everything you ever said about him and now he won't even be friends with you?
A true friend would not tell your personal feelings to other people--most especially a guy that she knew you had a crush on. Has there been any recent arguments or resentment between you two? As far as the guy in question, if he acts this silly over secondhand accounts and won 't even ask for your s…ide of the story, he's not worth the trouble of having a crush on. Ask your friend calmly why she made the decision to tell this guy what you had said. It's up to you to decide whether you want to continue the friendship or not, but if she has a pattern of doing this to you (and to other friends) in the past, there's going to be future trust issues if you decide to continue being friends with her. Answer First of all I would reconsider this girl as my best friend. She told him something you told her in confidence and she did it to make you look like a fool. Probably because she likes him too and he probably didnt like her and she didnt want you to have him. Now what to do about him, well, then just ignore him. The things she told him you said he should take as a compliment and be thankful that someone has an interest in him. If he cant handle the truth then he isn't worth it either and neither of them sound as mature as you do. You need to find people that have it together like you and be happy. (MORE)
Because most men are like that. They think that since there men in the relationship we should we everything they say and if you don't they like to get mad and fight with you intill you do. That's when you have to fight back and let them know that it takes two to be in a relationship and that we both… have say so and we have to listen to each other (MORE)
My best friend and I fell out. She treated me bad so I poured my heart out in a letter and she forwarded it like it was a joke and said I made everything up. She is selfish but I miss her. What to do?
Answer . The only thing that I can think of to answer this question is a personal story, and it's as much my rant as anything else, but maybe others can get some good over it and it wasn't a complete waste.. Katrina and I were best friends for two years. We were both serious students, and there… was a lot of competition between us for senior dux of our primary school. Everybody expected me to get it (I skipped a year, which is almost unheard of in Australia, and spent most of that year cleaning up academic award after award) but Katrina won by two marks.. I swear to god I wasn't bitter, resentful, insincere or any of the rest of it. She was my best friend and I was happy for her. But that's when she decided that she was better than me. When we went into high school, she decided that the 'nerdy' things I sometimes did might 'damage her image'. She ditched me.. Of course, she couldn't leave it at that. Every embarrassing thing I had ever done, everything that ever went wrong was inflated and spread around the school (with a few blatant lies mixed in) in a series of hurful whispered rumours and notes. She destroyed my reputation and laughed as my standing crumbled beneath me.. I attempted to extract myself from the rubble with some semblance of dignity. Katrina attempted to get the screaming catfight that she obviously desired, but I stayed cool and retired battered, bruised and deflated but intact. I came through. I have new friends now. They mean as much to me as Katrina ever did.. Following the background, this bit will make sense: Katrina always had a little streak that I wasn't sure I liked. I didn't want to admit it because she seemed so perfect to me. I have never been a follower, and Katrina was the only person who stuck up for me when everybody else chewed me out. But occasionally, I saw her bullying other girls. I tried to ignore it and I pretended that I hadn't seen it, convinced myself that it wasn't what it seemed and she was probably being dissed and was sticking up for herself.. I was too insecure to end the friendship because I saw so much to like and I chose not to make much of what I saw as a minor character flaw. I wanted to be with her so badly, and I admired her too much. I have never done this again.. The best advice that I can give you is to look back and be honest with yourself. How nasty is she being now, and why? Why did you fall out? Could it have been your fault? If she's that important to you, you should go and APOLOGISE. If it's not your fault, go back and be honest. Have you had niggling doubts for a while? Has something seemed a little wrong?. I quote this directly but I forget where I got it from. It may actually have been this very website:. "A friendship should be ended when you begin to suspect it never really began." (MORE)
There is nothing wrong with him telling his mom everything, and that is what you need to overcome. His relationship with his mother is obviously very strong, and is a good thing. When this young man makes decisions in his life, whether it is tomorrow or several years down the road, he will most like…ly be making the correct decisions in life due to the fact he consults with others he trusts about them. You are looking at the fact he tells everything as a 'bad' thing, when in turn he will be giving you that same attention once a trusting relationship is formed between you.. So hold that head up high, walk right up to him and tell him your feelings!! Remember, if it is meant to be, it will be. However, if you never give it a chance, no one will really know how it 'could have been'. (MORE)
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Who said You can get everything in life you want if you will help enough other people get what they want?
The quote "You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.". It's by Zig Ziglar
All the things. Anything you see, touch or hold. If it exists, then it's part of "everything" but scientifically speaking, everything cannot be proven or completely figured out.
What if a girl calls you her best friend and tells you everything that goes on with her and her boyfriend does this me she likes you?
As a friend. She confides in you and talks to you because she trusts you as her friend.
What would you do if you hated a boy but you loved him at the same time and he was really horrible to you and your best friend tells him everything you say about him and everything that's embarrassing?
this is what used to be happening to me. The boy turned out to be a jerk. Just stick with your real friends. Make sure this boy is NOT a jerk first, unlike me. \n ANSWER: \n. You are in the same situation with me. And I made a big mistake. The person above is really insensitive. You see, I reall…y liked this boy, (you can call him Shmeg, which is not his real name for my privacy.) and we had been "friends" since preschool. \n. Okay, so I threw Lincoln Logs at him in preschool, so what. I continued to tease him and (half) pretend I hated him. I always thought I did. That was, until I grew up a bit and turned a little more mature, which is when I began to see him being really nice to everyone and helping this kid who has been having uhh... problems. He was friends with everyone, and he could be considered "popular" even though he was so nice and he would sit with my friends and I, his real friends who weren't exactly "popular" in other's opinion. \n. Anyways, I realized I liked him. He was always making me laugh, and I couldn't stand how funny and nice he was. But after losing courage to tell him my feelings several times, and writing several love letters that were never delivered, I started to lose hope. I became depressed and sad, and I decided to blame it all on him. I ended up hating him because I loved him, not that I knew I really loved him. I just knew I hated him and I tried to stay away from him. \n. However, he knows he's my (sorta) friend, so when he saw me all avoiding him and such, he stole my journal. (He sits next to me.) He read a certain entry that said, \n. " THERE ARE SO MANY THINGS I WANT TO YELL RIGHT NOW! SHMEG IS SUCH A JERK! GAH I HATE HIM AND I HARDLY KNOW WHY! THE THING THAT BOTHERS ME THE MOST IS THAT I LIKED HIM..." \n. There was more, but he only went that far since he, having a very good conscience, knew that he should read no more. He told one of our friends, and she, being a good friend, told me, despite Shmeg's warning to keep quiet. When she told me, I started laughing. \n. Why? Well, it was so easy. He finally knew my secret, and I put absoulutely NO effort into it. I felt so good. This is where I am now, it's been a few weeks since that's happened. I still feel pretty good. Really good. I think I'll talk to him pretty soon, I've been avoiding talking about it too long. Or maybe I'll just write something down and bring my journal to school again... \n. Ha! You should thank your friend! Sometimes, the most important secrets need help telling. Thank your friend, and good luck. (MORE)
Everything isith no one. No one can possible be anything without being nothing and to be nothing you are not everything.
Sorry but you cant be the best at everything because you are already good enough.. dont think you arent good at everything you are; you might bhave talents.
Everything is everywhere. To prove this, consider: there cannot be anything that isn't anywhere, or it wouldn't exist.
That is a question that has been asked since the beginning of time. And, there have been many wise and learned people that have proposed answers, but none of them have ever been proven correct. Most people, when they were young children, asked their parents, "Where did I come from?" And, most par…ents replied with the story of the stork or the cabbage patch. I know, because I got the cabbage patch story and some of my friends were told a stork brought them. Why is everything what it is? Maybe we get the answer after death about why everything is what it is. But, for now, I suggest just enjoying the fascinating journey of trying to figure out the answer to the puzzle we call life. (MORE)
Since your friend copies everything you do and follows you around everywhere have patience because you are obviously their mentor and they look up to you. Some young people do not know how to act or dress so they are copying your style. If your are upset they follow you around all the time then be n…ice and just let your friend know you need some head space and take a few days away from your friend. (MORE)
\nThere are tons. It really depends upon what aspect you want to know. There's history, philosophy, psychology, linguistics, sociology... you'd have to take all of them to learn "everything".\n. \nMany colleges give undergrads the option to "design your own major", wherein you could select classes… that pretain to different aspects of humanity in general. (MORE)
What would the best college major be if you wanted to know everything about modern people and the way they think?
You're describing Sociology. But if you want a job after graduation, you might want to re-think your major.
first of all is there a good reason they may hate you? if so,try to make it up to them but don't suck up to them because they'll start to expect it and get mad at you more often. secondly,if they are mad at you for something little just wait they'll get over it. also,lets say someone started a bad r…umor about you and your friend starts to hate you because of it,yeah that friend might have done everthing for you,but if they can't believe you at first they will eventually. overall i think you may need to give your friend a little space they will eventually come around! (MORE)
Well, if you think about it, Helen Keller didnt know what words MEANT. To Helen, the words that Anne Sullivan was spelling out in her hand were just movements. They didnt mean letters or words. So for instance if you think about the word apple. Your mind goes straight to the red fruit and you know t…hat A-P-P-L-E meant the fruit. You didnt have to know that that was the Name for it you just asumed that because you have been taught that. To Helen she couldn't be taught that because at the age of two she lost her hearing and sight to Scarlet Fever. She didnt know that A-P-P-L-E meant the little red round fruit. But how could she? she hadnt been taught that. So when she found out she called it that everything had a name-a title. (MORE)
There are minutes published which are now on the internet, depending on which country you wish to know about. In the UK there is also a publication called Hansard of business conducted.
no, black is made of nothing. to make white you mix every color. does this answer your question?
We don't, but what one one of us doesn't know another of us will. That's the power of the Wiki approach. They are omniscient.
Mexicans are not the best at everything (i'm not racist) they are simply very independent and capable of doing a lot of things well with a good work ethic.
Charlie Nielsen and Tyler McGinlay and Ben Ventrice. Tyler is mainly the best coz he is hot.
About 6 boxes of not cooked spaghetti, 4 boxes of sausage and how ever much sauce u want!
I am ... je suis le meilleur / la meilleure en tout you are ... tu es le meilleur / la meilleure en tout
Because their cheap as hell to work for. They work 12-13 hours a day. They are the largest country in the world. They have to. Why not?
Answers.com strives to provide correct answers to every question we handle. Some contributors and Supervisors enjoy researching "hard questions, while other questions that seem hard are easily answered by someone who has worked in that field. Visitors to Answers -- from all walks of life and varied… occupations / interests -- find that it is truly addictive to come here, see questions they can answer, and receive positive feedback from the community. (MORE)
\nNobody.Just God and the other Saints.We are the creation fo God and we are not perfect as He Is.I'm glad if I helped.
You can't. If a specialist is someone who knows more and more about less and less until finally they know everything about nothing, then a generalist would be someone who knows less and less about more and more until finally he knows nothing about everything. Find one thing you are good at, and be …that one thing. If you should come to master it and be bored, then worry about branching out. (But who has mastered even one thing?) (MORE)
What do you do when your best friend likes your boyfriend and she is trying everything to get you two to break up?
obviously she's not ur friend she's not trustworthy not very honest it's just gonna get worst so u should just stay away from her especially if u want to keep ur boyfriend and i would watch him too if i were u.
Things simply are, they don't need a "purpose" which responds to the question of why. Assume that things were different and you were a creature from some science fiction story - even though you swam in molten sulfur, were scaly and 4 meters tall you would still ask the same questions. "The und…erstanding that at the point in spacetime that singularity occurred, quantum potential collapsed into sets of virtual particles/anti-particles pairs due to vacuum fluctuations occasionally producing a non-zero value after which solar and planetary accretion condensed the remaining gasses into stars and planets the composition of which often includes organic chemicals which naturally form molecular bonds and in our case autocatalytic feedback loops ie simple replicators which proceeded to fill the oceans of early Earth eventually increasing in sophistication, forming lipid membranes around bubbles which protect the RNA and eventually DNA core of early single celled organisms, which evolved the capacity to live in colonies, becoming simple multicelluar organisms like sponges, which became intermediaries like polyps which became early invertebrates which branched into vertebrates, some of which became fish, then amphibians, one of which (Tiktaalik) is famously among the first to crawl onto dry land where amphibians branched off into reptiles, which branched into both birds and mammals, some of which survived the extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, became arboreal primates, later descended and learned to walk upright in order to carry food/tools/young and of course, these proto-humans eventually became us." (MORE)
No. For example: . We don't answer questions about how to perform illegalactivities. . We don't answer questions asking for celebrities' (or anyoneelse's) private information like phone numbers or emailaddresses. . We don't answer "questions" that are really just patheticallydisguised attempts …at cyberbullying. (MORE)
One men control is the best because business controled in one men and one men gets all profit and it form of business is very simple and easy and one men has independence,secrecy,saving in taxes,flexibility
John Wooden, The Wizard of Westwood, Ex-Coach of the UCLA basketball team, winner of 10 NCAA championships and holds record for the longest mens basketball winning streak recetnly broke by U Conn Womens basketball team. Deceased 2010 at the age of 99.
It depends. Some girls have best friends, but keep certain things to themselves. Other girls have best friends that know every single detail about them. It really varies from person to person. You can't count on much
if your talking about money then keep saving, theres bound to be something new out tomorrow! Find a new hobby, even if you have everything but your not rich you can find something fairly cheap, i personaly have found some fun in learning how to fly in Microsoft flight simulator x !
try the local book stores frist it kindof counts where you live, but the internet will shorely have one!!
Totally normal! Your best friend is the person who you spend the most time with outside of family, the person you do all sorts of fun things with, and the person who really knows you. It's totally O.K. to be bummed out, but if you get that down, talk to a parent, or another friend.
This "Best HD camcorder" had better be able to video tape everything you want in high definition. Otherwise, you have a legitimate consumer complaint, and even grounds to give the company bad publicity through the media. A charge of false advertising might even be in order. The consumer definite has… this company at a disadvantage, as it named the product. (MORE)
Wash your face before the make-up is applied Pat your face with a clean cloth - wait until dry Make sure you use a primer on your eye lids, cheeks, forehead, ect. Apply make-up for your skin type as needed. When finished take it off with make-up removal wipes/pads and I always wash my face after to… make sure its all off. (MORE)
easy your better because your not the one who's copying someone. Chances are people know it to because they probably don't like that person because they know that, that person is a phony.
I don't believe this is a quote. No sports person worth his salt would put down a competitor that failed to win ... provided he did his best. Having competed to the best of your ability is as honourable as winning The nearest I can come is "Winning is everything, ask those poor souls buried …beneath the battlefield " a Navy Seals saying (MORE)
The correct quote is "Winning isn't everything, but losing is nothing", which was said by Red Symons.
'All's fair in love and war,' quotes Frank Farleigh (1850, by Francis Edward Smedley, 1818 - 1864) and is the popular paraphrase of 'Love and War are the same thing, and stratagems and polity are as allowable in the one as in the other.' - Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616), Don Quixote (1605 -1615)
What if you start to date your best friend and since you know everything about him there is nothing to talk about what do you do?
What you do is just take him to a place he likes . He should like that enough and then see what he says .
Nobody really *said* it, but it's a tagline of Deus Ex. Trust no one. Question everything.
The Seven Sages of Greece; the saying was carved on the tympanum ofthe temple at Delphi and taken over by Aristotle in his Ethics
The Best of Everything - 1959 was released on: USA: 9 October 1959 West Germany: 22 December 1959 Finland: 15 January 1960 France: 20 January 1960 Denmark: 15 February 1960 Spain: 24 December 1962 (Madrid)