The best things in life are free

Idiom

The best things in life are free

Definition

A popular phrase used to remind people to appreciate the simple pleasures in life that are not linked to material wealth

Examples

I’ve realized that the best things in life are free, like spending time with family.

Money can’t buy love, the best things in life are free.

Origin

Believed to have come from a poem written by American poet Robert William Service in 1911

FAQs

question

Why are the best things in life free?

answer

The best things in life cannot be bought, such as family, friends, love, and nature.