One thing that everyone in the world has in common is the pursuit of happiness.

Anything that you decide to do in your life, you do it because you want to be happy, either in the short or long run, no matter what it is, whether you know it or not. Even horrible things that people do, they do it to acquire happiness.

Happiness is the one thing that drives people to continue with their lives, knowing that they are happy or hope that they will one day be happy.

Thinking of this also brings up another topic, true happiness. It's hard to really understand what this is. No worries, no regrets, nothing negative in your life at all. I don't think I've been truly, purely happy since I was kid. But, I hope that one day I will be.

Being happy is the best thing that we will ever feel, even if it isn't for a long period of time. Nothing beats it.

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Sat, 02/18/2012 - 6:13pm

I can't think of a time in my life that I was absolutely happy. I've never meet anyone in my life who were truely happy. Maybe theres no such thing as just being happy. Maybe its too much of us to ask for. Maybe instead of trying to be happy all the time we should just accept the fact that, sometimes life is going to have hard times and very good times. Somedays you will be happy, and somedays you will be sad.
Idk if that makes sense? But It did to me, I think.

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 2:47am

Makes perfect sense. It's easy to be perfectly happy in the moment, but all around, I think it takes a lot to make a person truly happy. Whenever I'm feeling sad, I just think about how there's no point in feeling this way because it's just a waste of time and I try to feel better.

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 7:19pm

And its nice to know that things change and don't always stay the same. Like whenever I'm sad I always know that things change, and I'll be happy again or I just go smoke weed and WHALL- La I'm happy. It should be like "whall LA" cuz you say the whall normal, and just give more emphasis on the LA. Sounds better..

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 1:51pm

I just said to a friend recently that I know I have yet to truly experience deep, and passionate happiness.

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 7:57am

This is why the right to pursue happiness is embedded in our constitution it is why this nation rose up so quickly, that and also because of a well educated public that didn't take shit from their elected officials.Sadly our rights are slowly being taken away from us in the name of terrorism. We can't sacrifice privacy for security.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 8:01pm
QueerSmurf Says:

Dude, I literally just had this thought last night!! So true!!

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 11:59am

Idk.. I know for a fact I have felt true happiness.... Its strange, unlike any happiness i have felt before. Only now that I am doing my best to better myself and do the best I can have I felt this.

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:17pm

Happiness is a very motivational emotion.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 3:16am
Funny_name Says:

What about the the people who enjoy hurting others

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 12:26am

happiness as the emotion you describe is a social construct enforced at the most superficial level by your media, at a deeper level by socio-political entities. The only form of happiness I've ever found to be real and absolute come from wanting nothing, striving for no achievements except impersonal ones, and recognizing yourself and the world for what they are. Not a search, not a target, just a state of being.

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 8:13pm
Tony.Blair Says:

A very good point- but aristotle had this idea first unfortunately

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