Nor are the insights of happiness limited to what is near around you. Unhappy, with your thoughts turned in upon your emotional woes, your vision is cut short as though by a wall. Happy, the wall crumbles.
The long vista is there for seeing. The ground at your feet, the world about you----people, thoughts, emotions, pressures---- are now fitted into the larger scene. Everything assumes a fairer proportion. And here is the beginning of wisdom.