The wise man listened carefully the reason for your visit, but told him at that time had no time to explain the secret of happiness. Suggested that give a stroll by their Palace and returned two hours later. But I ask you a favor added Sage giving a teaspoon of tea which dropped two drops of oil. While you walk, bring this spoon and cares that oil does not spill. The young man began to move up and down the stairs of the Palace always keeping our eyes fixed on the spoon. After two hours, he returned to the presence of the wise. How is it going? asked the wise do dresses tapestries of Persia that is in my dining room? Did you see the garden that the master of the gardeners took ten years to create? You whispered in the beautiful scrolls in my library? The embarrassed young, confessed that he had not seen anything.

Your only concern It had been not to spill the drops of oil that the Sage had entrusted to him. Since then he returns and meets the wonders of my world, said the Sage. You can’t trust a man if you don’t know your House. Already more relaxed, young took the spoon again and returned to stroll through the Palace, this time looking with attention all the works of art that adorned the ceiling and walls. He saw the gardens, mountains to her around, the delicacy of flowers, the care with which each work of art was fitted in its place. Back to the presence of the wise, he told in detail what they had seen.

But where are the two drops of oil that you trusted?, asked the wise. The young man looked at spoon and realized that had spilled them. Because this is the only advice I can give you told him the wisest of the wise. The secret of happiness is in looking at all the wonders of the world, but never forgetting the two drops of oil in the spoon. Original author and source of the article.