My first Handlettering

Happiness is not so much in having as in sharing. We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give.(Norman MacEwan)

This is one of my first waterbrush lettered quotes, if not the very first one, actually. It dates back to mid june, I can’t tell exactly. It’s so inspiring, I love that quote. There is so much truth in it. Aren’t we all craving for happiness? Aren’t we all accumulating possessions, yearning for more? However, anything new will make us happy just for a short time. The good feeling will vanish and leave an unsavory aftertaste. Having isn’t making us truely and sustainedly happy. Yet we’re not getting tired of trying.

Glück entsteht nicht so sehr dadurch etwas zu besitzen sondern dadurch etwas zu teilen. Wir existieren von dem was wir erhalten, aber wir leben von dem was wir geben.

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