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  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.
  • Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward
    American investigative journalist 1943-
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    After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes.
  • Dr. Robert Anthony
    Dr. Robert Anthony
    American author
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    Hope is the expectation that something outside of ourselves, something or someone external, is going to come to our rescue and we will live happily ever after.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.
  • Ben Lovett
    Ben Lovett
    American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer 1978-
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    I'd happily just stay on the road. Getting home from America, sitting in my kitchen with a cup of tea, staring out of the window is pretty depressing. I didn't have a tour manager to tell me what to do so I had to start reaching out to people and making plans. That was hard. You become very vegetable-y.
  • Bernard Cornwell
    Bernard Cornwell
    British author of historical novels 1944-
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    I'll happily mentor anyone who wants mentoring, and most of that goes on by internet rather than face to face.
  • Bernard Cornwell
    Bernard Cornwell
    British author of historical novels 1944-
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    I'm fortunate that the books sell, but even more fortunate to live in Chatham, to be very happily married and to have, on the whole, a fairly clear conscience.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong.
  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
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    In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    In this view, the role of the great majority of Americans is simply to buy the products produced, work happily for their wages, and leave all of the significant economic decisions to the capitalists.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    It rots a writer's brain, it cretinises you. You say the same thing again and again, and when you do that happily you're well on the way to being a cretin. Or a politician.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.
  • Novalis
    Novalis
    German poet, writer 1772-1801
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    Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
  • Billy Childish
    Billy Childish
    English painter, author, poet and photographer 1959-
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    People could live very happily without the Turner Prize, but they could not live without real communication and emotion.
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