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“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.” ― Pearl S. Buck

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators;

7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words)

“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.” ― Pearl S. Buck

Difficulty level: Moderate

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Quotes Wednesdays’ in Mission-2022 Secure.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by explaining the literal meaning of the quote.

Body:

Write about need of various interpretation of being happy.

Next, using examples mention how in order to become more happier than others we end up being unhappy. Cite examples like wealth, power, status, social media fame etc.

Conclusion:

Summarise by highlighting the importance of the quote in the present day.