„Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.“

"On the Pleasure of Painting"
Table Talk: Essays On Men And Manners http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Essays/TableHazIV.htm (1821-1822)

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English writer 1778 - 1830

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„To Mercy, Pity, Peace, and Love
All pray in their distress;
And to these virtues of delight
Return their thankfulness.“

—  William Blake, Songs of Innocence and of Experience

The Divine Image, st. 1
1780s, Songs of Innocence (1789–1790)
Forrás: Songs of Innocence and of Experience

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„literally: If we want to do something, we must deal with education.“

—  Georges Charpak ukrainian-born french physicist 1924 - 2010

Si on veut faire quelque chose, il faut donc s'occuper d'éducation.
If there's one thing to do, it's to engage in education.
in an edition by [Michel Serres, Les Limites de L'humain, L'Age d'Homme, 2004, 2825118974, 81]

Joseph Addison fénykép

„The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.“

—  Joseph Addison politician, writer and playwright 1672 - 1719

Widely quoted as an Addison maxim this is actually by the American clergyman George Washington Burnap (1802-1859), published in Burnap's The Sphere and Duties of Woman : A Course of Lectures (1848), Lecture IV.

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„Theologian: But what is to love?
Philosopher: To be delighted by the happiness of another.“

—  Gottfried Leibniz German mathematician and philosopher 1646 - 1716

Confessio philosophi (1673)
Eredeti: (la) Theologus: Amare autem?
Philosophus: Felicitate alterius delectari.

James Hudson Taylor fénykép

„There is great danger of not, in happiness, finding our delight in the Lord.“

—  James Hudson Taylor Missionary in China 1832 - 1905

(A.J. Broomhall. Hudson Taylor and China’s Open Century, Book Three: If I Had a Thousand Lives. London: Hodder and Stoughton and Overseas Missionary Fellowship, 1982, 131).

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„When we do something we have never done, we are already on the road to healing. We must break the routines.“

—  Alejandro Jodorowsky Filmmaker and comics writer 1929

Psychomagic: The Transformative Power of Shamanic Psychotherapy (2010)

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„One must be something in order to do something.“

—  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German writer, artist, and politician 1749 - 1832

Conversations with Eckermann (20 October 1828)

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