Happiness is essentially a state of going somewhere, wholeheartedly, one-directionally, without regret or reservation.
The world's largest particle accelerator, a billion-dollar system beneath the border between France and Switzerland that had just undergone an expensive refit, was shut down for five days due to a fault caused by two empty beer bottles found in a vacuum chamber.
As noted in The Georgia Straight - 1996 Summary
Thomas Janzen, a nine-year-old from Virgil, Ontario, won $600 from his parents by giving up TV for a year and a public-speaking award for a speech he wrote called "Life After TV". Asked what he would do with the money, he replied: "I want to buy a television for my room."
As noted in The Georgia Straight
There is no way Communism can compete with a salad shooter for $9.95.
Colin Powell, on home shopping starting up in China