— Paulo Coelho, Manuscript Found in Accra
— David Hume Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian 1711 - 1776
Commonly attributed to Hume, but without any apparent basis.
„Music is something everyone on Earth can share. Music is meant to heal us, to bring us together, to make us happy.“
— Ariana Grande American singer-songwriter 1993
Twitter statement on the Manchester terrorist attack https://twitter.com/ArianaGrande/status/868164986887176192 (26 May 2017)
„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.
„It is not the smallest use to try to make people good, unless you try at the same time — and they feel that you are trying — to make them happy. And you rarely can make another happy, unless you are happy yourself.“
— Dinah Craik English novelist and poet 1826 - 1887
„What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely.“
— Christopher Reeve actor, director, producer, screenwriter 1952 - 2004
As quoted in Celebrities in Hell (2002) by Warren Allen Smith, p. 98