Ernie Zelinski,101 Really Important Things You Already Know, But Keep Forgetting
In his work Nicomachean Ethics written in 350 B.C., Greek philosopher Aristotle claimed that happiness is the only thing that human desire for its own sake. People seek riches, not for the sake of being rich, but to be happy. Likewise, individuals desire fame, not for the sake of being famous, but because they believe fame will bring them happiness. According to Aristotle, the highest good for us is happiness, and that is why we desire and seek it.