The purpose of life is happiness. Is it true? Emerson says the purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, and to be compassionate.
We see the world piece by piece, as the sun, the moon, the animal, the tree; but the whole, of which these are the shining parts, is the soul.
Everyone wants to have great friends. The problem is that we forget what we do become their friend.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.