Einstein’s ‘Theory of Happiness’ Fetched $1.3-M at Auction
The Winner’s auction house said that Albert Einstein scribbled the note in German to a bellboy while traveling in Japan in Y 1922 after he did not have cash to give him a tip.
It reads: “A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.”
Tuesday’s bidding began at $2,000 and quickly advanced.
Winner’s would not disclose the buyer or seller.
Albert Einstein won a Nobel Prize in physics for his theory of relativity. He died in Y 1955.