Success is not Happiness. Happiness is Success

If Success was Happiness       Then achievers would be glad    But look around and you will find         That many of them are sad       Of course, Achievement gives joy          And excitement, oh boy!   But when our need becomes our greed          To misery, this will lead      The whole world is chasing Success       Everyone wants achievement  Sometimes we win, sometimes we lose          There is no Contentment       Why do people want to succeed?          Why is everyone in a race?     The Truth is that we want to win    So that there is a smile on our face                   But though we win, we are not glad              We have money, why are we sad?            Happiness is not money, the sages said          It's sleeping soundly when you are in bed           We hear of suicides in the homes of the rich         If they were Happy, then why this glitch?       Although they are achievers, this fact we know         They are not Happy, their face has no glow          If successful, but unhappy, what is the use?        Winning or smiling, what would you choose?          The purpose of Success is for us to be glad       What is the use of winning, if it makes us sad?            Happiness is something different, we learn           Not just money that we earn and burn        Happiness is built on a foundation of peace         Then we are blissful like waves in the seas            Look around at the people who are glad        They live in the moment, they are never sad        They don't swing from the future to the past          They are the ones whose Happiness lasts                                              Happiness has no price tag, know this my friend           It's a state of mind where nothing can offend              It's being able to smile, and able to laugh             Not just trying to raise our Success graph               We can't measure joy in dollar and pound                  Happy is he who peace has found                Though we may fly the world around                 We may be miserable on the ground          Success is not Happiness, this Truth we must know      We may have everything, what's the use of this show?                      The truly successful one is he               Who lives with smile, laughter, and glee               If one is Happy, then one has achieved all           One doesn't have to be rich and in fame be tall               One can have little, but if content is he                        Then he can live joyously                                                Achievement gives Happiness, this fact we know  But with Fulfilment and Contentment, does Happiness grow               One who is Happy, doesn't need to win           He has Peace and Joy without committing sin                                                  Joy doesn't need a foundation of cash       One doesn't have to be rich, to enjoy life's bash           Happiness is a simple state of the mind    It comes from being loving, it comes from being Kind         Happiness is Success. It is achieving life's goal    It is being Happy in the heart, Peaceful in the Soul    True Happiness is eternal, not just a moment of joy            It last's forever, it can’t be destroyed            Success is a journey of valleys and peaks      Life is a see-saw, there are  laughs and squeaks      Success, unlike Happiness, doesn't last for long   But the truly Happy ones always sing a Happy song      So, Success is not Happiness, Happiness is Success     You may be an achiever, whose heart is not at rest        But though not successful, if Happy you are       Then you are an achiever, you are the very best 

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