1. ‘I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery – air, mountain, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’ – Sylvia Plath

2. ‘Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.’ – Martin Luther King Jr

3. ‘Music takes me to places of illimitable sensual and insensate joy, accessing points of ecstasy that no angelic lover could ever locate, or plunging me into gibbering weeping hells of pain that no torturer could ever devise’. – Stephen Fry

4. ‘One of ecstasy’s main ingredients is finding happiness in the tedious.’ – Curtis Tyrone Jones