Is my sentence structure correct for this sentence.. and can I say this sentence in different way but imply the same or similar meaning..

The more you help people out , the more you will be happy

How much you help people out without expecting in return to you, that much you will be happy


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    The more you help people, the happier you will be. The more you help people, without expecting anything in return, the happier you will be. – Jim Reynolds Nov 21 '14 at 12:01
  • Well another question has just sparked in my mind related to this kind of construction that is it correct to say that " the more I am getting to know her , the more I want to spend time with her " or " the more I get to know humans, the more I love animals " – Mrt Nov 21 '14 at 15:37
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    1 is ok, but more conventionally, The better I know her, the more time I want to spend with her. 2 is also fine. A more formal way: The better I know humans, the more I love animals. Sometimes the informal language is better, stronger: The more I know people, the more I love animals. – Jim Reynolds Nov 21 '14 at 17:28
  • Thanks again and I would like to extend the question little bit more in sense that "we can't get enough of something" ..I mean like for example I have eaten an exotic food very first time and I liked it a lot and I say " Oh my god ..it is so tasty that the more I eat the more I would like to eat " ,maybe in a bit childish or figurative or maybe cheeky sense..can we say that sentence in this meaning? is it common? – Mrt Nov 21 '14 at 18:06
  • I think these are interesting questions about this type of construction that you might include in your original question so that we could re-open it. – ColleenV parted ways Nov 21 '14 at 21:41