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Happiness

Posted by Han Meng on June 08, 2007

"If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody." Many Google sources claim this is a Chinese proverb (and some also include marriage as providing happiness for a month). It doesn't sound at all Chinese to me, but I'd like to know where it comes from