Quotes with happily

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  • Horace A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.
    Horace
    Roman poet
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  • Robert Anthony 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 Anthony
    American psychologist and self-help writer
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  • Brooks Atkinson 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.
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic (1894 - 1984)
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  • Bob Woodward 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.
    Bob Woodward
    American investigative journalist (1943 - )
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  • Robert Louis Stevenson 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.
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet (1850 - 1894)
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  • Ben Lovett 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.
    Ben Lovett
    American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer (1978 - )
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  • Bernard Cornwell I'll happily mentor anyone who wants mentoring, and most of that goes on by internet rather than face to face.
    Bernard Cornwell
    British author of historical novels (1944 - )
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  • Bernard Cornwell 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.
    Bernard Cornwell
    British author of historical novels (1944 - )
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  • John Kenneth Galbraith 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.
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist (1908 - 2006)
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  • Richard Bach In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
    Richard Bach
    American author (1936 - )
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  • Barney Frank 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.
    Barney Frank
    American politician (1940 - )
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  • John Updike 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.
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus (1932 - 2009)
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  • Henry Louis Mencken 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.
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic (1880 - 1956)
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  • Novalis Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
    Novalis
    German poet and writer (ps. van Georg van Hardenberg) (1772 - 1801)
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  • Billy Childish People could live very happily without the Turner Prize, but they could not live without real communication and emotion.
    Billy Childish
    English painter, author, poet and photographer (1959 - )
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  • Barry Humphries Sex is the most beautiful thing that can take place between a happily married man and his secretary.
    Barry Humphries
    Australian comedian, actor, artist, and author (1934 - 2023)
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  • Stephen King The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance...logic can be happily tossed out the window.
    Stephen King
    American author of horror and supernatural fiction (1947 - )
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  • Oscar Wilde The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means.
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer (1854 - 1900)
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  • Marcus Aurelius To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor (121 - 180)
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  • Robert Louis Stevenson We live in an ascending scale when we live happily, one thing leading to another in an endless series.
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet (1850 - 1894)
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