— Harbhajan Singh Yogi Indian-American Sikh Yogi 1929 - 2004
As quoted in Treasury of Spiritual Wisdom : A Collection of 10, 000 Powerful Quotations (2003) by Andy Zubko, p. 71
— Plautus Roman comic playwright of the Old Latin period -254 - -184 a.C.
Mercator, Act IV, scene 7, line 40
„Chess is a game by its form, an art by its content and a science by the difficulty of gaining mastery in it. Chess can convey as much happiness as a good book or work of music can.“
— Tigran Petrosian Soviet Georgian Armenian chess player and chess writer 1929 - 1984
Attributed without citation in "Tigran Petrosian's Best Games" http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chesscollection?cid=1014968 at chessgames.com
„My guess is that mainstream channels will play a leading role for another decade, and probably far longer. Some content may be fragmented into itsy-bitsy bites delivered via mobiles, but programmes as we know them will remain central.“
— Jeremy Isaacs British opera manager 1932
„Capitalism was reasonably content under Hitler, happy under Mussolini, very happy under Franco and delirious under General Pinochet.“
— John Ralston Saul Canadian author and essayist 1947
„Let us meditate on the love of God, who being supremely happy Himself, communicateth perfect happiness to us. Supreme happiness doth not make God forget us; shall the miserable comforts of this life make us forget Him?“
— James Saurin Bishop of Dromore; Irish Anglican bishop 1759 - 1842
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 270.
„She was experiencing the same odd happiness and odd sadness as then. The sadness meant: We are at the last station. The happiness meant: We are together. The sadness was form, the happiness content. Happiness filled the space of sadness.“
— Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
„I don’t want to escape via intellectual ruses – I want affirmations via passionate embraces & you can’t have life unless you live it.“
— Marsden Hartley American artist 1877 - 1943
letter to Adelaide Kuntz, November 6, 1935; as quoted in Marsden Hartley, by Gail R. Scott, Abbeville Publishers, Cross River Press, 1988, New York p. 169
„Solitude is happiness for one who is content, who has heard the Dhamma and clearly sees. Non-affliction is happiness in the world - harmlessness towards all living beings.“
— Gautama Buddha philosopher, reformer and the founder of Buddhism -566 - -483 a.C.
Gautama Buddha, Udana 10