Happiness, Self-Denial, and a Successful Life
It is absolutely critical that you understand what happiness is and how you get it. Because if you're mistaken about the nature of happiness, you will be mistaken about how to become happy and you run the risk of pouring your life down the drain by the time you're thirty five years old. And so that's exactly what I'd like to talk to you about. And that's: What is happiness? And how do you go about becoming a happy person?
Moreland, James Porter, "Happiness, Self-Denial, and a Successful Life" (2002). Speakers. 141.