„All in heaven take joy in sharing their delights and blessings with others.“

Heaven and Hell #399

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Emanuel Swedenborg5
schwedischer Wissenschaftler, Mystiker und Theologe 1688 - 1772

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William Blake Foto

„Love seeketh only Self to please,
To bind another to its delight,
Joys in another’s loss of ease,
And builds a hell in heaven’s despite.“

—  William Blake English Romantic poet and artist 1757 - 1827

The Clod and the Pebble, st. 3
1790s, Songs of Experience (1794)
Quelle: Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience

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David Pearce (philosopher) Foto

„Fanfiction lets you share the kind of story you like with other people who take delight in it, too, and lets you participate in making that sort of story for those people…“

—  Arkady Martine Science fiction author 1985

On how fanfiction has affected her life in “AN INTERVIEW WITH ARKADY MARTINE” http://strangehorizons.com/non-fiction/articles/an-interview-with-arkady-martine/ in Stage Horizons (2019 Feb 25)

Spider Robinson Foto

„Above all, he — and his goofball customers — believed that shared pain is lessened, and shared Joy increased.“

—  Spider Robinson Canadian author 1948

The Callahan Chronicals <!-- [Sic] -->(1996) [originally published as Callahan and Company (1988)] "Backword", p. xii
Kontext: In a culture where pessimism has metastasized like slow carcinoma, that crazy Irishman was backward enough to try to raise hopes, like hothouse flowers. In an era during which even judicious use of alcohol has been increasingly bad-rapped, the man who came to be known as The Mick of Time was backward enough to think that the world can look just that essential tad better when seen through a flask, brightly. (As long as you let someone else drive you home afterward.) Above all, he — and his goofball customers — believed that shared pain is lessened, and shared Joy increased.
Now he is gone. Gone back whence he came, and we are all the poorer for it. But I refuse to say that we will not see his like again. Or his love again.

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Platón Foto

„…the madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings…“

—  Platón, buch Phaedrus

Original: (el) ἐπ᾽ εὐτυχίᾳ τῇ μεγίστῃ παρὰ θεῶν ἡ τοιαύτη μανία [sc. ὁ ἔρως] δίδοται

Friedrich Hölderlin Foto

„It was not delight, not wonder that arose among us, it was the peace of heaven.“

—  Friedrich Hölderlin, buch Hyperion

Kontext: It was not delight, not wonder that arose among us, it was the peace of heaven.
A thousand times have I said it to her and to myself: the most beautiful is also the most sacred. And such was everything in her. Like her singing, even so was her life.

Abraham Lincoln Foto

„It is no fault in others that the Methodist Church sends more soldiers to the field, more nurses to the hospital, and more prayers to Heaven than any. God bless the Methodist Church — bless all the churches — and blessed be to God, who, in this our great trial, giveth us the churches.“

—  Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States 1809 - 1865

To the 1864 general conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, as quoted in Abraham Lincoln : A History Vol. 6 (1890) by John George Nicolay and John Hay, Ch. 15, p. 324

George Gordon Byron Foto

„To have joy, one must share it.“

—  George Gordon Byron English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement 1788 - 1824

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José Saramago Foto

„Be content to bless each other, that is all the blessing you need, and how I wish that all blessings were so.“

—  José Saramago, buch Baltasar and Blimunda

Abençoem-se antes um ao outro, é quanto basta, pudessem ser todas as bênçãos como essa.
Quelle: Baltasar and Blimunda (1982), p. 175

Langston Hughes Foto

„We all need joy, and we can all receive joy in only one way, by adding to the joy of others.“

—  Eknath Easwaran spiritual teacher, author of books on meditation and spiritual practice, and translator and interpreter of Indian liter… 1910 - 1999

[The end of sorrow <nowiki>[vol 1 of the Bhagavad Gita for daily living]</nowiki>, Easwaran, Eknath, w:Eknath Easwaran, 1993, Nilgiri, Tomales, CA, 9780915132171, http://books.google.com/books?id=3S4fEjh40AUC&pg=PA109&dq=%22We+all+need+joy,+and+we+can+all+receive+joy+in+only+one+way,+by+adding+to+the+joy+of+others.%22&hl=en&ei=4qmfTuKjO4LliALiucFt&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CC0Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22We%20all%20need%20joy%2C%20and%20we%20can%20all%20receive%20joy%20in%20only%20one%20way%2C%20by%20adding%20to%20the%20joy%20of%20others.%22&f=false] (p. 109). (work originally published 1975)

Giovanni Boccaccio Foto

„And if his own joy knew no bounds, the girl was no less delighted on seeing him.“

—  Giovanni Boccaccio, buch Decamerone

Se egli fu lieto assai, la letizia della giovane non fu minore.
Fifth Day, Third Story
The Decameron (c. 1350)

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