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30 Merriment Quotes

An ounce of mirth is worth a pound of sorrow.

Richard Baxter Quotes , Source: Self Denial

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A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 22)

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As Tammie glow'red, amazed and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Tam o' Shanter

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Go then merrily to Heaven.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. II, sec. 3, memb. 1)

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The more fools the more one laughs. [Fr., Plus on est de fous, plus on rit.]

Florent Carton Dancourt Quotes , Source: Maison de Campagne (sc. 11)

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Some credit in being jolly.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit (ch. V)

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A very merry, dancing, drinking, Laughing, quaffing, and unthinking time.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: The Secular Masque (l. 40)

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And mo the merier is a Prouerbe eke. [The more the merrier.]

George Gascoigne Quotes , Source: Works (I, 64), (edited by Hazlitt)

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Be merry if you are wise. [Lat., Ride si sapis.]

Marcus Valerius Martial Quotes , Source: Epigrams (II, 41, 1)

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Mirth, admit me of thy crew, To live with her, and live with thee, In unreprov'd pleasures free.

John Milton Quotes , Source: L'Allegro (l. 38)

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Forward and frolic glee was there, The will to do, the soul to dare.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: The Lady of the Lake (canto I, st. 21)

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What should a man do but be merry? For look you how cheerfully my mother looks, and my father died within's two hours.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at III, ii)

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Hostess, clap to the doors. Watch to-night, pray to-morrow. Gallants, lads, boys, hearts of gold, all the titles of good fellowship come to you! What, shall we be merry? Shall we have a play extempore.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Falstaff at II, iv)

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And if you can be merry then, I'll say A man may weep upon his wedding day.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of King Henry the Eighth (Speaker at prologue)

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We never valued this poor seat of England, And therefore, living hence, did give ourself To barbarous license; as 'tis ever common That men are merriest when they are from home.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of King Henry the Fifth (King Henry at I, ii)

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So the gods bless me, When all our offices have been oppressed With riotous feeders, when our vaults have wept With drunken spilth of wine, when every room Hath blazed with lights and brayed with minstrelsy, I have retired me to a wasteful cock And set mine eyes at flow.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of Timon of Athens (Steward at II, ii)

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Berowne they call him; but a merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Love's Labor's Lost (Rosaline at II, i)

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To move wild laughter in the throat of death? It cannot be; it is impossible: Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Love's Labor's Lost (Berowne at V, ii)

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Be large in mirth; anon we'll drink a measure The table round.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at III, iv)

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With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come, And let my liver rather heat with wine Than my heart cool with mortifying groans.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Merchant of Venice (Gratiano at I, i)

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For the heavens, he shows me where the bachelors sit, and there live we as merry as the day is long.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice at II, i)

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(Pedro:) In faith, lady, you have a merry heart. (Beatrice:) Yea, my lord; I thank it, poor fool, it keeps on the windy side of care.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Much Ado About Nothing (Pedro & Beatrice at II, i)

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(Pedro:) Your silence most offends me, and to be merry best becomes you for out o' question you were born in a merry hour. (Beatrice:) No, sure, my lord, my mother cried; but then there was a star danced, and under that was I born.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Much Ado About Nothing (Pedro & Beatrice at II, i)

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I am not merry; but I do beguile The thing I am by seeming otherwise.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Othello the Moor of Venice (Desdemona at II, i)

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Therefore they thought it good for hear a play And frame your mind to mirth and merriment, Which bars a thousand harms and lengthens life.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Taming of the Shrew (Messenger at induction, ii)

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