Does Money Bring A Happy Life

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“When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know that it is,” writes by Oscar Wilde, an Irish dramatist 1854-1900. Money is very necessary and important thing that we cannot argue its role in our lives. Therefore, I need money, and I think you and a lot of people, in the world, agree with me. However, does money bring us a happy life in both physical and mental health? According to The Singju Post “My Philosophy for a Happy Life by Sam Berns,” in the TEDxMidAtlantic’s show, October 2013. Sam Berns talks to the audiences a story about his life- “My Philosophy for a Happy Life.” Sam was known as seventeen years old boy who have the illness disease named Progeria. It made the victim tight skin,…show more content…
They believe if they have a lot of money, they will have a wonderful life and do whatever they want. Such as, drive in a Lamborghini Veneno, eat in a most expensive restaurant, married to a super model, or spend money to live in a castle like a king. As a result, they have a reason to make money and left their family behind. Many of them left their parents, spouse, or children behind and go far away from their home to make money. However, is money bringing happiness for them? I think it is not, so they were wrong because a lot of money is really good, but it is not as important as spend time with our family and enjoy the family love. According to the Huffington Post interview “Bill Gates On Whether He’s The Happiest Man On The Planet”, writes by Paige Lavender, Bill Gates said, “I think I am the luckiest man,” and: “I love my work, I’ve had two amazing careers, I’ve got an amazing family.” While Bill Gates is the richest man in the world, he is always think that family is really important to him because family makes him happy. But, in fact, when people realized family is an important part of their lives, it may too late to enjoy it. My family’s situation is a general example for many Vietnamese families in the U.S. In November 2010, my family and I came to America because of our dream, the America Dream, so we thought we could have a good life, happy life, healthier, and made more money to take care of…show more content…
If they think it can, that is because they imagine, so it is no longer. Therefore, my happiness is love that is can enjoy my life with my family and my friends. We know that love is a special gift from God. It is the most powerful thing in the world because love can do everything. Love can destroy or create a person life. It makes people snuggled together, create faith, hope, warmth, or forgiveness. Therefore, love can bring happiness to me and for many people as well. George Sand, a French romantic writer, says “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” Love is just not the feeling between man and woman, so it has many kinds. Such as, family love, friendships, patriotism, love nature, love people, or love ourselves. Because we are different people, we have different kinds of love that make us feel happy. Like Sam, he loves himself, love what he is, loves what he had, loves the life around him, loves music, loves his parents and also love his friends; therefore, all of these created Sam’s happy life. How about you? What makes you

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