In this city lived an old man. The whole village was tired of him; he was always worried, always complaining and always in a bad mood. His long life became very bad and his words were poisonous. People have done everything possible to avoid him because his misfortunes are contagious. It created feelings of unhappiness for others.
But one day, when she was in her 80’s, an amazing thing happened. Every now and then everyone started hearing rumors that: “The old man is happy today, he doesn’t complain about anything, he smiles, and his face is refreshed.”
The whole village gathered around the man and asked him, “What happened to you?”
The old man replied, “Nothing special. For eighty years I was chasing happiness and it was useless. Then I decided to live without happiness and just enjoy life. That’s why I’m happy now.”
MORAL: Do not chase after pleasure. Enjoy your life.
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