„Love of God is pure when joy and suffering inspire an equal degree of gratitude.“

—  Simone Weil, kniha Gravity and Grace

Zdroj: Gravity and Grace

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francouzská filozofka, křesťanská mystička a sociální aktiv… 1909 - 1943

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„Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.“

—  Karl Barth Swiss Protestant theologian 1886 - 1968

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„A child of God should be a visible Beatitude, for joy and happiness, and a living Doxology, for gratitude and adoration.“

—  Charles Spurgeon British preacher, author, pastor and evangelist 1834 - 1892

Zdroj: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 104.

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„Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.“

—  Joseph Stalin General secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union 1879 - 1953

As quoted in The Memoirs of Stalin's former secretary (1992) by Boris Bazhanov [Saint Petersburg] (in Russian) http://lib.ru/MEMUARY/BAZHANOW/stalin.txt
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„The pure memories given
To help our joy on earth, when earth is past,
Shall help our joy in heaven.“

—  Margaret Junkin Preston American writer 1820 - 1897

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„Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.“

—  Leo Tolstoy, kniha Vojna a mír

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„Like I said, the Star Trek fans are the most loyal and lovely there are. It's a pleasure to be able to see their joy and to shake their hands or give them a hug of gratitude for their support.“

—  Cyia Batten American actress 1972

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„Pure nonsense is a joy forever, as Keats didn't quite say. I love to see a writer flying high, just for the hell of it.“

—  William Zinsser writer, editor, journalist, literary critic, professor 1922 - 2015

Zdroj: On Writing Well (Fifth Edition, orig. pub. 1976), Chapter 20, Humor, p. 246.

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„God loves us all, and all of us are equal in God's sight.“

—  Ben Carson 17th and current United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; American neurosurgeon 1951

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„The calculus of probabilities, when confined within just limits, ought to interest, in an equal degree, the mathematician, the experimentalist, and the statesman.“

—  François Arago French mathematician, physicist, astronomer and politician 1786 - 1853

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„How pure the joy, when first my hands unfold
The small, rare volume, black with tarnished gold!“

—  John Ferriar British writer and physician 1761 - 1815

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„According to Eshin's "Essentials of Salvation," the Ten Pleasures are but a drop in the ocean when compared to the joys of the Pure Land.“

—  Yukio Mishima Japanese author 1925 - 1970

"The Priest of Shiga Temple and His Love" in Death in Midsummer, and Other Stories (1966), p. 59.

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