Quotes: happy

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
  • Robertson Davies
    Robertson Davies
    Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
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    A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
  • The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
  • A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
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    All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
  • I asked [my doctors] if I'd be able to play singles tennis and they said I could. That made me very happy since I haven't played in five years.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
  • Paul E. Little
    Paul E. Little
    American Christian author
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    Some people think that God peers over the balcony of heaven trying to find anybody who is enjoying life. And when He spots a happy person, He yells, ''Now cut that out!'' That concept of God should make us shudder because it's blasphemous!
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    ''I have no name:'' I am but two days old. ''What shall I call thee?'' I happy am, ''Joy is my name.'' sweet joy befall thee!
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    A fat man is never so happy as when he is describing himself as "robust.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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