Money isn’t the most important thing in life

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Think about the wealthiest people in the world and read about their lives. Some of them, or I should say most of them, have made history and are very famous for their achievements; however, were theytruly happy or perhaps loved for what they were and not for who they were and what they owned? Why are the highest rates of suicide among famous and wealthy people mostly?
Money is surely veryimportant and as someone once said: “Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the “gotta have it” scale”. People need it to buy materialistic things and providefor themselves and their families. We can find stores everywhere to buy essentials such as food, water, education, houses or furniture, but have you ever seen a place were they sell happiness, familyor love? If you have, you could fix many lives publishing the address of this place and perhaps become very rich on behalf of your own happiness and wellbeing.
I definitely agree with money not beingthe most important thing in life because it is no secret to anyone that the best things in life are free. There is nothing as important as the true love people share with family and friends or thefamily that everyone dreams to have. Money cannot buy such things, which are not really things and that’s why they are priceless. Apart from this, one of the best things in life is life itself and I cantell you: if you pretend to buy a life, you are losing your time unwisely.
Many people think their happiness is found in education and professional realisation and make the mistake of thinking theydon’t need someone to love and form a family with. These people’s happiness is temporary. Where does their happiness go when they finish their studies, become professionals and grow old alone andretire from work? That ‘happiness’ ends up in frustration and I don’t think anyone wishes to die rich, alone and frustrated.
My point is that everybody should reconsider their priorities and their...
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