It's not always thankless. Let's face it - it's not always thankless. I've gotten a lot of really great recognition and I've worked with amazing people.
It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him no error without evil.
On a soap happiness never lasts for very long!
In Hollywood if you don't have happiness you send out for it.