Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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Mind First-Rate

The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.

- A. A. Milne

I See Again

That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.

- A. E. Housman

Language Other

Comedy is a universal language. I grew up watching Nagesh, Surilirajan, Thenga Srinivasan and S.V. Shekhar's comedies. And, of course, Charlie Chaplin! These artists are so blessed: they can make other people happy.

- A. R. Rahman

Always Will

Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.

- Aaron Carter

Always Some

Some movies get rushed out right after you make them and I'm not always happy with that.

- Aaron Eckhart

Snack About

My mom is proud of me. But she might not be too happy about the hours I keep or how little I eat. I wake up so late that it would be inappropriate to have breakfast. At most, I will have a snack in the day and dinner. I realize that it's not the healthiest way to live, but it's all I really have time for.

- Aaron Levie

Watching Show

But HBO is less interested in how many people are watching than in how much the people who are watching are liking the show. They didn't set up their business model to make writers happy. It's just a nice unintended consequence.

- Aaron Sorkin

Woman Black

I'm happy to say I'm a feminist. Being a feminist is just believing in equal rights. Man, woman, gay, straight, black, white - we're all in it together.

- Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Process Everybody

If everybody is happy, then something is wrong with the democratic process.

- Abdullah II of Jordan

Revelation Tendency

The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God, by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts; all its commands, exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise, holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.

- Adam Clarke

Down Polarizing

Any actor is happy to be involved with something that's challenging, controversial, and not easily palatable. Things that are too dumbed down or easy to swallow are uninteresting... It's good when people have such a polarizing response.

- Adam Driver

Artist Both Sides

I have an office full of product from brands trying to be in videos and an inbox full of songs from artists, but at the end of the day if the artist doesn't support the brand or it doesn't make sense for the song, then it will never work. What we do is try to pair them up so that both sides are happy.

- Adam Kluger


I'm so happy to be in a committed relationship.

- Adam Lambert

Nice Audience

When the kids are laughing in the audience, I tear up, I'm so happy I did a nice thing.

- Adam Sandler

Every Day More

Being more happy than not helps you get up every day.

- Adam Silvera

Lunch Rather

I like looking nice, but I always put comfort over fashion. I don't find thin girls attractive; be happy and healthy. I've never had a problem with the way I look. I'd rather have lunch with my friends than go to a gym.

- Adele

Love Some

If I am constantly working, my relationships fail. So at least now I can have enough time to write a happy record. And be in love and be happy. And then I don't know what I'll do. Get married. Have some kids. Plant a nice vegetable patch.

- Adele

Death According

According to the Burman system, there is no escape. According to the Christian system, there is. Jesus Christ has died in the place of sinners, has borne their sins; and now those who believe on Him, and become His disciples, are released from the punishment they deserve. At death, they are received into Heaven and are happy forever.

- Adoniram Judson

Childhood Mundane

I had a mundane, happy childhood, without much struggle.

- Adrian Tomine

Looking Back Moved

When we moved to Europe when I was a teenager, I really did not want to go. I was happy in my school, with my friends, but looking back on it, it was the best experience I've ever had. We traveled every weekend. I experienced incredible new cultures, museums, cities, and it really opened up my eyes.

- Aerin Lauder

End Only

Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy.

- Aeschylus

Think Only

The only way you can be happy is if you be completely yourself. You have to be you. Don't be what you think you should be.

- Afrojack

Always Go

If you never lie to yourself, you'll always be happy with yourself, and eventually the person you wake up with and the person you go to sleep with is yourself.

- Afrojack

Give Failures

The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.

- Agatha Christie

Goal Like

People who look at my painting say that it makes them happy, like the feeling when you wake up in the morning. And happiness is the goal, isn't it?

- Agnes Martin

Greatness Be Happy

I'd be happy if people said that I did a little bit to raise the dignity and recognition of the greatness of African-American music.

- Ahmet Ertegun

Doing More

Listen, I'm out of this system, man, I'm out... I'm doing better than ever. I couldn't be more happy.

- Aimee Mann

Anybody Conform

Whatever you do, be happy with you. Don't conform. You are who you are, and you shouldn't change that for anybody.

- Aimee Teegarden

Dancing Knew

I knew I was happy when I was dancing.

- Ajay Naidu

New About

Everything about 'UY' is new and fresh, and we are extremely happy at the response from the audiences, as most people are walking out of cinema halls with a smile on their faces.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Famous Necessary

It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.

- Alan Alda

Hero About

I don't sense that I am someone's hero, though I'm happy when people like my work. I've learned how to be gracious about it, but I try to let it go by. I've seen how, if people start taking on those accolades, it can ruin them completely.

- Alan Arkin

Want TV

Happy relationships are boring. We all want them in our own life. But I don't want to watch them on TV.

- Alan Ball

Here Happen

Well, here's the thing with relationships on 'True Blood': Once they happen then you have to throw a monkey-wrench into them, because to have people be happy is not that exciting.

- Alan Ball

Rogue How

I was really happy with how 'Rogue One' came out.

- Alan Tudyk

Trust Message

My message to anyone who's afraid that they can't write music when they're happy is 'Just trust the passion.' The passion can write a lot of things.

- Alanis Morissette

Childhood Had

I had a happy childhood.

- Alastair Campbell

Life Will

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

- Albert Camus

Too Concerned

To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.

- Albert Camus

Imagine Towards

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.

- Albert Camus

Want Which

Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.

- Albert Camus


Two people happy with themselves can be exceptionally happy together.

- Albert Hammond, Jr.

Destiny Will

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.

- Albert Schweitzer

Will One Thing

One thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.

- Albert Schweitzer

Will Sought

The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.

- Albert Schweitzer

Very Hosting

I did not have a happy family life a few years ago. I was divorced, and I was very alienated from my daughter, and I was out there cutting every ribbon and running around New York hosting events for different causes to supplant my loss because I didn't have a family to go home to. Now I don't want to be Mr. Show Business anymore.

- Alec Baldwin

Children My Life

My children are the only thing in my life that makes me happy.

- Alec Baldwin

Three Every Day

It's more enjoyable for me to know that life is finite. Knowing that, I would like to go to a party. When you get to the holidays, if you think that the holidays will be forever, you just take it for granted. But, if you know that you have just three days at the beach, you will be so happy to be there every day.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Sometimes Saw

I was a happy man, never working. Sometimes I saw days with no money to eat. It was not so difficult.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Dead Guy

I hated Peter O'Toole. I wanted to kill that guy! When they said he was dead, I was happy. People said, 'Poor Peter O'Toole.' I was happy!

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Stop Nothing

A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

My Life Dad

The only dream I have in my life is to be a little piece of my dad, because he was really happy.

- Alessandro Michele

Sad Alive

For me, fashion is something that makes you feel alive, that expresses something of you: if you are sad, if you are happy.

- Alessandro Michele

Book Adaptation

While not my personal favorite of the Disney princess films, 'The Little Mermaid' wins hands-down in my book for best Disney adaptation. Little girls waited for more than 150 years for Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Little Mermaid' to have a happy ending. Walt Disney finally gave it to her.

- Alethea Kontis

Mexico Japan

Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film.

- Alex Cox

Performance Never

I'm never happy with my performance.

- Alex Rodriguez

About Discovered

It would be really great if I discovered a cure for cancer, but it would only be a little bit less great if my neighbor did. So I am pretty happy when my neighbor becomes wealthier, better educated and more innovative. I feel the same about China and India.

- Alex Tabarrok

Flowers Me

Flowers make me irrationally happy.

- Alexa Von Tobel

Tell Very

Yes, I don't think I shall ever become Prime Minister. Hard as that is to swallow, I tell you one person who is very happy always to see me say that, and that's my wife.

- Alexander Downer

I Think Critical

I wasn't happy with the outcome in Vietnam. Now, I've never said that, but, you know, I'm getting to an age where I think I'd better start saying it... And I don't mean that to sound that I'm being critical of somebody or blaming somebody.

- Alexander Haig

Large Reasonably

I have three older sisters, so we were a reasonably large family and, in general, a happy one.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Desire Which

Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire.

- Alexander Pope

Nature Bound

Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground.

- Alexander Pope

More Been

How happy had it been for me had I been slain in the battle. It had been far more noble to have died the victim of the enemy than fall a sacrifice to the rage of my friends.

- Alexander the Great

Will Satisfied

You must never actually cheat the customer, even if you can. You must make her happy and satisfied, so she will come back.

- Alexander Turney Stewart

Love Doing

If you're doing what you do because you love it, you have room to be happy for others. And that's a lot of fun, when you get down to it.

- Alexandra Petri

Be Happy Writing

As long as I'm writing stuff and people are reading it, I'll be happy.

- Alexandra Petri

Everyone Jobs

When we put $4 billion into the U.S. economy, they were OK with this. When we preserved jobs in Dearborn, or preserved jobs in Columbus, or preserved jobs in Pennsylvania, everyone was happy.

- Alexei Mordashov

Love Down

As much as I love my daughters, I wasn't happy with only being a stay-at-home-dad, and my wife encouraged me to try, to really try, at being a writer. More than anything, I didn't want to let her down.

- Alexi Zentner

Love I Am Happy

I get a lot more out of the - the touchy feely stuff that happens on reddit. And while I love the snark, and it makes me laugh, I am happy that there is this wonderful balance that plays out on reddit. Or you can get both. I enjoy having my cake and eating it too, especially if it's not a lie, and chocolate.

- Alexis Ohanian

Love Work

I really love my work, so wherever it takes me, I'm happy to be.

- Alfred Enoch

Work I Am Happy

I am happy with the way things are turning out for me because it is only my hard work and no one else's push.

- Ali Fazal

Tourism About

Goa isn't just about tourism and happy faces.

- Ali Fazal

Believe My Life

I don't really believe in the myth of being poor but happy. At the poorest times in my life, I wasn't happy. I was just hungry.

- Ali Liebegott

I Can Out

I've actually medalled in every single swimming meet except for the Olympics, so that's the goal. I want to get on that podium - I really do. But for me, that's not something I can control... so I will be happy with going out there and swimming a race that I'm proud of.

- Alia Atkinson

Very Directors

I am very happy to be working with so many talented directors and writers, who are penning scripts that are interesting for me.

- Alia Bhatt

My Life Through

I've definitely gone through phases where I'm not happy with my life, and you notice in little ways until they start adding up.

- Alia Shawkat

Very Early Days

In those early days, the important thing was the happy ending. I did not tolerate unhappy endings - for my heroines, anyway. And later on, I began to read things like 'Wuthering Heights,' and very, very unhappy endings would take place, so I changed my ideas completely and went in for the tragic, which I enjoyed.

- Alice Munro

Sometimes String

Depending on where I am in the process, sometimes I have a page count and sometimes I don't. Sometimes I have an hour count; sometimes I'm just happy to string a few words together. I do keep pretty rigorous hours, because otherwise you never get anything done.

- Alice Sebold

Me Makes

Simplicity makes me happy.

- Alicia Keys

Body Very

I'm very happy with my body.

- Alicia Keys

City Some

I was so happy that it filmed in New York not only because it's an amazing city, but also because a lot of people across the world somehow started to think about New York as a dangerous place to be and envisioned it as some war zone after that happened.

- Alicia Witt

Student Give

I wasn't a great student. Just give me a school with no grades, and I'll be happy.

- Alison Elliott

Play Bad

We do nothing for children between the ages of zero and five. And we seem to be quite happy to have children growing up in not just poverty, which wouldn't be so bad, but isolation, lack of people around them, lack of support, lack of ability to go out and play in the dirt.

- Alison Gopnik

Thought Buddhists

Samuel Johnson called it the vanity of human wishes, and Buddhists talk about the endless cycle of desire. Social psychologists say we get trapped on a hedonic treadmill. What they all mean is that we wish, plan and work for things that we think will make us happy, but when we finally get them, we aren't nearly as happy as we thought we'd be.

- Alison Gopnik

Having Dedicated

We know what makes babies smart and happy and thrive. It's having human beings who are dedicated to caring for them - human beings who are well supported, not stressed out and not poor.

- Alison Gopnik

Striving Toronto

I grew up a happy kid in Toronto. I've never suffered. I've never even had a real job! But I understand sadness and striving, and those two things tie into all the roles that I've played.

- Alison Pill

Want Prove

I'm happy where I'm at now, but I want to show the world that I'm the No. 1 fighter. I want to prove it the world. I'm focused and ready.

- Alistair Overeem

Through Half

We had our first meeting yesterday, and we just laughed all the way through, so if we can bottle that, then I'll be happy. We just get on, and that's half the battle.

- Allan Carr

Some Which

Some authors are quite happy - and have the time - to do it all themselves, which is great.

- Allan Guthrie

Been Lifetime

I've accomplished so many things in basketball. I financially secured my kids' life and their future. I'm just happy. I'm just blessed. So anything that I'm not awarded doesn't matter because I've been rewarded enough in this lifetime.

- Allen Iverson

Midwife Ideal

I'd be just as happy being a midwife. That's my ideal job.

- Allison Anders

Small Kid

My mother has stories of leaving me in the bath as small kid, like a 3-year-old, and there being mirrors on the side, and her going to get a towel and coming back in, and me making faces at myself, like, 'Now I'm happy. Now I'm sad.'

- Allison Tolman

Friendly Which

I've met a lot of really friendly people who are incredibly happy for me, which is really flattering and humbling.

- Allison Tolman

College Vortex

I'm so happy that I finished college. Going into this crazy vortex of scrutiny is tough. If I was younger than I was now and I was going to fashion shows, I might have this distorted sense of self. I might rely on those cameras. Because when I was 18, I was half-baked.

- Allison Williams

Father Release

After the release of my first film 'Gangothri,' my father was so happy that he surprised me by buying me a swanky high-end car.

- Allu Arjun

Doing Very

So if you see Ten Years After, it's not me anymore. I'm very happy with what I am doing now.

- Alvin Lee

The Most Important

You have to be happy with yourself first of all - that's the most important thing.

- Aly Michalka

I Think Hollywood

I think that in Hollywood, it's hard because so many people do turn out crazy. I don't need to go out every night to get attention. I'm happy with the amount that I have.

- Amanda Bynes

Be Happy Nobody

If I can't be happy, nobody can be happy.

- Amanda Eliasch