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. Improve the World Through Music.
— 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 gaieties quote

Gaiety --a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
— Denis Diderot

Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
— Denis Diderot

Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
— gaieties quotation by Anatole France