„I am happy with my Bangladesh.“
Replying to a question on whether he contemplated the Indian state of West Bengal joining his country and creating a "Greater Bangladesh". He was speaking to reporters at a press conference in London in January, 1972 after his release from prision in Pakistan. http://www.thedailystar.net/magazine/2009/08/02/tribute.htm
Al Que Quiere! (1917)
„I Love The Happiness Of My Devotee. That Happiness Is (Itself) The Very (And Most Prior) Consciousness Of every conditionally Manifested being. And Happiness (Itself) Is The Conscious Light Of the world. I Am Happiness (or Love-Bliss) Itself.“
— Adi Da Samraj American writer 1939 - 2008
„I am awestruck and I am happy to see that the book fair happens. I’ve learnt everything I know on the go, like my mother tongue.“
— Kamal Haasan Indian actor 1954
Kamal Hassan: A universal legend
— S. H. Raza Indian artist 1922 - 2016
On his artistic work till date.
Source: The Count of Monte Cristo
„Staying as I am, one foot in one country and the other in another, I find my condition very happy, in that it is free.“
— René Descartes French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist 1596 - 1650
Me tenant comme je suis, un pied dans un pays et l’autre en un autre, je trouve ma condition très heureuse, en ce qu’elle est libre.
Letter to Elisabeth of Bohemia, Princess Palatine (Paris, June/July 1648)
— Seth Grahame-Smith US fiction author 1976
Source: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
„I fly from pleasure," said the prince, "because pleasure has ceased to please; I am lonely because I am miserable, and am unwilling to cloud with my presence the happiness of others.“
Source: The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia (1759), Chapter 3
„My greatest happiness is to serve my gracious King and Country and I am envious only of glory; for if it be a sin to covet glory I am the most offending soul alive.“
— Horatio Nelson Royal Navy Admiral 1758 - 1805
Letter to his mistress, Lady Hamilton (1800) ; derived from "But if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most offending soul alive." by William Shakespeare, in Henry V
„These little compositions are the expression of my happiness and that is why perhaps I am particularly fond of them.“
— Amrita Sher-Gil Hungarian Indian artist 1913 - 1941
On Her paintings from January to May 1938 done at Saraya including Elephants Bathing.
Sikh Heritage,Amrita Shergil
— Frida Kahlo Mexican painter 1907 - 1954
Quoted in Time Magazine, "Mexican Autobiography" (27 April 1953)
1946 - 1953
— Henri Barbusse French novelist 1873 - 1935
Light (1919), Ch. VII - A Summary
Context: I am looking for the happiness which lives. And truly, when I have a sense of some new assent wavering and making ready, or when I am on the way to a first rendezvous, I feel myself gloriously uplifted, and equal to everything!
This fills my life. Desire wears the brain as much as thought wears it. All my being is agog for chances to shine and to be shared. When they say in my presence of some young woman that, "she is not happy," a thrill of joy tears through me.
„If happiness is the absence of fever then I will never know happiness. For I am posessed by a fever for knowledge, experience and creation.“
— Anaïs Nin writer of novels, short stories, and erotica 1903 - 1977
Variant: If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.
— Brandon Boyd American rock singer, writer and visual artist 1976
Lyrics, Morning View (2001)