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Someone Just Paid $1.5 Million For A Note Written By Albert Einstein About The Secret To Happiness

They say money can't buy happiness, but apparently it can buy Albert Einstein's thoughts on happiness. At an auction in Jerusalem, Israel, an anonymous donor paid $1.56 million for a note Einstein wrote and gave to a Tokyo bellboy instead of a tip.

The note, written in German, translates to:

A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest.

People did not miss the irony of paying over a million dollars for a note on modesty:

People just couldn't get over the price tag:

Some folks had issues with Einstein not having any cash on hand:

H/T: Huffington Post, Facebook