Gaiety quotes:

  • Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union. -- Joseph Stalin
  • Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair. -- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  • Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine. -- Denis Diderot
  • Gaiety is one of the most important elements I brought to fashion. I brought it through color. -- Emilio Pucci
  • I left the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin in 2004, and I did five years of theater after that. -- Aidan Turner
  • Gaiety is the soul's health; sadness is its poison. -- Stanis┼?aw I Leszczy┼?ski
  • Gaiety pleases more when we are assured that it does not cover carelessness. -- Madame de Stael
  • Gaiety alone, as it were, is the hard cash of happiness; everything else is just a promissory note. -- Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Gaiety is forgetfulness of the self, melancholy is memory of the self: in that state the soul feels all the power of its roots, nothing distracts it from its profound homeland and the look that it casts upon the outer world is gently dismayed. -- Adrienne Monnier
  • Gaiety is to good-humor as animal perfumes to vegetable fragrance. The one overpowers weak spirits, the other recreates and revives them. Gaiety seldom fails to give some pain; good-humor boasts no faculties which every one does not believe in his own power, and pleases principally by not offending. -- Samuel Johnson
  • Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom. -- Anatole France
  • Paris. City of love. City of dreams. City of splendor. City of saints and scholars. City of gaiety. Sink of iniquity. -- Edward Rutherfurd
  • Newspaper people, once celebrated as founts of ribald humor and uncouth fun, have of late lost all their gaiety, and small wonder. -- Russell Baker
  • I think people feel starved of nice, glamorous entertainment. They want to see costumes and gaiety and a singer; old-fashioned entertainment - it won't die easily. -- Ronnie Corbett
  • Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. -- Plato
  • Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies. -- Robert Louis Stevenson
  • I extend my greetings and good wishes to all our citizens on the joyous occasion of Deepawali. The festival of lights, celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm all over the country, signifies the victory of good over evil and is an appropriate occasion for us to resolve to follow the high ideals in life. -- Mohammad Hamid Ansari
  • Give us courage and gaiety and the quient mind . . . -- Robert Louis Stevenson
  • there is no gaiety as gay as the gaiety of grief. -- Caitlin Thomas
  • There is nothing more tedious than a constant round of gaiety. -- Margery Sharp
  • The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • The goodness of the mother is written in the gaiety of the child. -- Victor Hugo
  • Most writers flourish greatly on a simple, healthy routine with occasional time off for gaiety. -- Dorothea Brande
  • Wine is the benevolent god, who gives back gaiety to men and restores youth to the old. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • Is it not possible that the ultimate end is gaiety and music and a dance of joy? -- James Stephens
  • You don't sell a commodity, you sell joy, gaiety, excitement. You aim at people's hearts, not their minds. -- Dorothy Draper
  • The true opposite of depression is not gaiety or absence of pain, but vitality: the freedom to experience spontaneous feelings. -- Alice Miller
  • Neverland is the way I would like real life to be ... timeless, free, mischievous, filled with gaiety, tenderness, and magic. -- Mary Martin
  • To me, Venice and Ocean Park were gaiety. I had not been allowed to go to those things as a youngster. -- Marion Davies
  • The best philosophical attitude to adopt towards the world is a union of the sarcasm of gaiety with the indulgence of contempt. -- Nicolas Chamfort
  • I believe it is one's duty to paint the rich and magnificent aspects of nature. We need gaiety and happiness, hope and love. -- Vincent Van Gogh
  • As the moral gloom of the world overpowers all systematic gaiety, even so was their home of wild mirth made desolate amid the sad forest. -- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • I neither knew nor cared whether my experience was insanity, dreaming, or magic; but was determined to gaze on brilliance and gaiety at any cost. -- H. P. Lovecraft
  • Aioli intoxicates gently, fills the body with warmth, and the soul with enthusiasm. In its essence it concentrates the strength, the gaiety of Provence: sunshine. -- Frederic Mistral
  • The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaiety, and its announced end, followed the rhythm of life and was a substitute for it. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • They talked about nothing in particular, sentences that had meaning only in the sound of the voices, in warm gaiety, in the ease of complete relaxation. -- Ayn Rand
  • I find more and more that I am a man of the 1920s. I still expect something exciting. Drinks, animated conversation, gaiety: the uninhibited exchange of ideas. -- Edmund Wilson
  • Wine, like the rising sun, possession gains, And drives the mist of dullness from the brains, The gloomy vapor from the spirit flies, And views of gaiety and gladness rise. -- George Crabbe
  • You give all your life to doing this one thing. It sounds grim, it sounds frightening - it isn't - it has a great gaiety at times and a great wonder. -- Martha Graham
  • None will ever be a true Parisian who has not learned to wear a mask of gaiety over his sorrows and one of sadness, boredom, or indifference over his inward joy. -- Gaston Leroux