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Being Happy Quotes

19 of the best book quotes about being happy
  1. #1
    It thought of its fresh youth in the forest, of the merry Christmas evening, and of the little mice who had listened to the story of “Humpty Dumpty.” “Past! past!” said the old tree; “Oh, had I but enjoyed myself while I could have done so! but now it is too late.”
  2. #2
    “Chin up, chin up. Everybody loves a happy face.”
  3. #3
    “Oh for heaven’s sake! Listen to me, all of you! You’ve got just as much right as wizards to be unhappy! You’ve got the right to wages and holidays and proper clothes, you don’t have to do everything you’re told — look at Dobby!”
  4. #4
    “Rejoice with us,” said the air and the sunlight. “Enjoy thine own bright life in the fresh air.”
    But the tree would not rejoice, though it grew taller every day; and, winter and summer, its dark-green foliage might be seen in the forest, while passers by would say, “What a beautiful tree!”
  5. #5
    “Later she remembered all the hours of the afternoon as happy -- one of those uneventful times that seem at the moment only a link between past and future pleasure, but turn out to have been the pleasure itself.”
  6. #6
    The more he talked the more he remembered, and then he thought to himself, “Those were happy days, but they may come again. Humpty Dumpty fell down stairs, and yet he married the princess; perhaps I may marry a princess too.” And the fir-tree thought of the pretty little birch-tree that grew in the forest, which was to him a real beautiful princess.
  7. #7
    “I know nothing of that place,” said the fir-tree, “but I know the wood where the sun shines and the birds sing.” And then the tree told the little mice all about its youth. They had never heard such an account in their lives; and after they had listened to it attentively, they said, “What a number of things you have seen? you must have been very happy.”
  8. #8
    “If you wish to be happy, Eragon, think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and that which you are able to change.”
  9. #9
    “I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
  1. #10
    “Sure is a cheerful color. Guess I’ll have to get used to it.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    Being Happy
  2. #11
    “She was convinced that she could have been happy with him, when it was no longer likely they should meet.”
  3. #12
    “I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.”
  4. #13
    “One of the illusions is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly until he knows that every day is Doomsday.”
  5. #14
    “Rejoice in thy youth,” said the sunbeam; “rejoice in thy fresh growth, and the young life that is in thee.”
  6. #15
    So the tree was completely hidden from sight as if it had never existed. “It is winter now,” thought the tree, “the ground is hard and covered with snow, so that people cannot plant me. I shall be sheltered here, I dare say, until spring comes. How thoughtful and kind everybody is to me! Still I wish this place were not so dark, as well as lonely, with not even a little hare to look at. How pleasant it was out in the forest while the snow lay on the ground, when the hare would run by, yes, and jump over me too, although I did not like it then. Oh! it is terrible lonely here.”
  7. #16
    “Only one,” replied the fir-tree; “I heard it on the happiest evening of my life; but I did not know I was so happy at the time.”
  8. #17
    “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.”
  9. #18
    Far down in the forest, where the warm sun and the fresh air made a sweet resting-place, grew a pretty little fir-tree; and yet it was not happy, it wished so much to be tall like its companions— the pines and firs which grew around it.
  10. #19
    “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Thorin
    concepts
    Being HappyFood
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