The Only Way to Truly Be Happy

Adrian S. Potter
4 min readJul 2, 2023

It might not be what you’d guess.

Photo by Jacqueline Munguía on Unsplash

One of my favorite quotes comes from American poet William Carlos Williams. While at college, he penned a letter to his mother with this poignant, inspirational gem:

“The only way to be truly happy is to make others happy.”

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Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity · www.adrianspotter.com