A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life to be happy it's all that matters.
As a vulnerability researcher, the greatest barrier I see is our low tolerance for vulnerability. We're almost afraid to be happy. We feel like it's inviting disaster.
He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
If I'm not in love, if I'm not with a long term companion, I cannot be happy.
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
I'm not goal oriented so much as I'm constantly aware of what I'm passionate about, and I'm constantly updating the list. I envision many possible futures for myself where I could be happy, so I just try to keep my passions alive.