131 Happily Ever After Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of happily ever after quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about my happily ever after.

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The Most Famous Happily Ever After Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I think we ought to live happily ever after. — Diana Wynne Jones

Some people never find it, some only pretend, but I just want to live happily ever after every now and then. — Jimmy Buffett

My story is definitely going to be a happily ever after, no matter what. — Rihanna

Story book endings, fairytales coming true. — Carrie Underwood

And if real life was like the movies, I should have lived happily ever after. — Piper Laurie

If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story. — Orson Welles

The time-honored bread-sauce of the happy ending. — Henry James

And they lived happily (aside from a few normal disagreements, misunderstandings, pouts, silent treatments, and unexpected calamities) ever after. — Jean Ferris

Fairy tales are more than true. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

My lack of access to the real world has been replaced completely by books, and it can’t be healthy to live in a land of happily ever afters. — Colleen Hoover

Short Happily Ever After Quotes

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  • All I will tell you is that I play a small role in someone's happily ever after. — Patty Duke
  • Happily ever after doesn't begin with Once upon a time: it begins with Now. — Stephen Mitchell
  • And so, with laughter and love, we lived happily ever after. — Gail Carson Levine
  • No one ever does live happily ever after, but we leave the children to find that out for themselves. — Stephen King
  • I don't write the kind of 'happily ever after' that romance readers enjoy. — Charlaine Harris
  • I like to read the ending first. — Melissa Marr
  • Happily ever after never happens in the second act. — Boyd K. Packer
  • Happily ever after, or even just together ever after, is not cheesy. — Rainbow Rowell
  • But in real life, happily-ever-after is just the beginning. It's where life starts. — Kay Hooper
  • You know, nothing is ever happily-ever-after. Ever. — Charisma Carpenter
Happily ever after quote One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.

Live Happily Ever After Quotes

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Nothing is easy, and life can be extremely tough, but there's always a yin to the yang, so to speak. It's up to you to seek it out, embrace it, and live happily ever after. No matter how bad the hand you've been dealt may seem, there's always a way to play it. — Alex Gaskarth

The touchstone for family life is still the legendary 'and so they were married and lived happily ever after.' It is no wonder that any family falls short of this ideal. — Salvador Minuchin

It would be a fine thing, in which I hardly dare believe, to pass our lives near each other, hypnotized by our dreams. — Pierre Curie

Happily ever after quote The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The w
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

All those "and they lived happily ever after" fairy tale endings need to be changed to "and they began the very hard work of making their marriages happy." — Linda Miles

Cinderella and the prince lived, they say, happily ever after, like two dolls in a museum case never bothered by diapers or dust, never arguing over the timing of an egg, never telling the same story twice. — Anne Sexton

I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after. — Cat Stevens

Happily ever after quote Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the old
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.

But real life doesn't travel in a perfect straight line; it doesn't necessarily have that 'all lived happily ever after' bit. You have to work on where you're going. — Chris Kyle

To me 'they lived happily ever after' means to be happy with yourself! My parents always taught me that being happy has to work without Prince Charming. My life is completed without a prince but it's nice of course to have someone who loves you and fights for you. — Kristen Stewart

Had I been brighter, the ladies been gentler, the Scotch been weaker, had the gods been kinder, had the dice been hotter, this could have been a one-sentence story: Once upon a time I lived happily ever after. — Mickey Rooney

There's nothing quite as good as folding up into a book and shutting the world outside.If I pick the right one I can be beautiful, or fall in love, or live happily ever after. Maybe even all three. — Bill Condon

My Happily Ever After Quotes

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In fairy tales there's always one person who is made for one other, and they find each other and live happily ever after. Cal was my person. I couldn't imagine anyone more perfect. Yet what kind of sick fairy tale would it be if he was the one made exactly right for me and I wasn't right for him? — Cate Tiernan

I was going to move back to Dallas, and my goal was to work at Channel 8 and be a sportscaster and cover my Cowboys and live happily ever after. — Chris Harrison

I think sometimes people believe what they want to believe. I personally thought I was going to marry Elton John. I was so out of my mind that I really thought that someday I'd meet him and we'd fall in love and live happily ever after. — Alice Bag

Happily ever after quote The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.
The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.

As a self-respecting dude, I'd never believed in fairy tales, but in that moment, I did. I'd found my angel to live happily-ever-after with. — Katie Ashley

The fact that so many of my friends were stumbling headfirst into their happily-ever-after gave my tired heart hope that I couldn't be far behind. — Jay Crownover

There Is No Happily Ever After Quotes

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It was a place that is trying to destroy the individual by every means possible; trying to break his spirit, so that he accepts that he is No. 6 and will live there happily as No. 6 for ever after. And this is the one rebel that they can't break. — Patrick Mcgoohan

There is no need for revenge. Living happily ever after is a sign that you have not let the past beat you. — Leon Brown

The wonderful thing about a TV show is if you get picked up for another season, there's no happily ever after. — Guy Branum

Happily ever after quote Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.

The same as real life, there is no happily ever after. — Chuck Palahniuk

There is no happily-ever-after to run to. We have to work for happiness. — Mary Balogh

She Lived Happily Ever After Quotes

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You aren't a hero and I'm not beautiful and we probably won't live happily ever after " she said. "But we're alive and together and we're going to be all right. — Philip Reeve

This is the most complicated relationship since Romeo and Juliet," she complained. "You're both hopeless. I mean, what is the big problem? You love him. He adores you. You get together and live happily ever after. Any questions? No, of course not. That'll be ten dollars, thank you. — John Marsden

Once upon a time there was a girl." "Not a princess?!" "No, definitely not! She was too smart to be a princess. Tough too...Stronger than anyone realized." "Does she live happily ever after?" "Shouldn't there be something in the middle?" "I like to read the ending first." (Wicked Lovely) — Melissa Marr

Happily ever after quote People don't realize that now is all there ever is; There is no past or future e
People don't realize that now is all there ever is; There is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.

Happy endings are absolutely ludicrous, they're not true at all. We see the guy carry the girl across the threshold and everybody lives happily ever after -- that's bullshit. Three weeks later he's beating her up and she's suing for divorce and he's got cancer. — Robert Altman

“Aren’t all fairy tales based in fact? You yourself are supposed to be nothing more than a myth. Pandora’s box is a story parents read to their children at night,” she countered. “That means life itself is a fairy tale. Like the characters, we all live and love and search for a happily-ever-after.” — Gena Showalter

Nothing was easy, and sometimes she failed, and sometimes she thought that the fairy stories were right, that there must indeed be easier ways of living happily ever after; but defeat is a poor ending to any tale, so she kept trying. — Sonya Hartnett

Happy Ever After Quotes

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Enjoy your life. No curse hangs over you, nor did it ever. No devil chases after your soul. Sing and dance and be merry. — Christopher Pike

Color has got me. I no longer need to chase after it. It has got me for ever. I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour. — Paul Klee

How do you convince someone they're not thinking clearly, when they're not thinking clearly? What we're actually saying is no magic, no afterlife, no higher moral authoritative father-figure, no security, and no happy ever after. This is a tough sell. — Phil Plait

Happily ever after quote A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life? — Aldous Huxley

Happily ever after, or even just together ever after, is not cheesy,” Wren said. “It’s the noblest, like, the most courageous thing two people can shoot for. — Rainbow Rowell

And will I tell you that these three lived happily ever after? I will not, for no one ever does. But there was happiness. And they did live. — Stephen King

Happily ever after quote Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

Always, when you know what you don't want, that's when the rocket of desire is born of what you do want. That is the fruit of your experience. Now pluck it and savor it and enjoy it. Visualize it, and find the feeling place of it. And live happily ever after, once you get the hang of this. — Esther Hicks

Feel lucky for what you have when you have it. Isn't that the point? Happily ever after doesn't mean happy forever. — Alice Hoffman

I just wanted to be married and to be happy ever after. — Moira Kelly

There are but two places where all go after death, white and black, rich and poor; those places are Heaven and Hell. Heaven is a place made for those, who are born again, and who love God, and it is a place where they will be happy for ever. — Jupiter Hammon

Living Happily Ever After Quotes

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Books ought to have good endings.How would this do: and they all settled down and lived together happily ever after? — J. R. R. Tolkien

Life is short. From here to that old car you know so well there is a stretch of twenty, twenty-five paces. It is a very short walk. Make those twenty-five steps. Now. Right now. Come just as you are. And we shall live happily ever after. — Vladimir Nabokov

I didn’t want to hear that people lived happily ever after. I wanted to know that other people suffered, too. — Heather King

Happily ever after quote It is surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that
It is surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feeling toward themselves, and if you are not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.

"And they lived happily ever after" is one of the most tragic sentences in literature. It's tragic because it's falsehood. It is a myth that has led generations to expect something from marriage that is not possible. — Joshua L. Liebman

If you would stop analyzing everything and just look for things to appreciate, you would live happily ever after. — Esther Hicks

But no matter what love throws at you, you have to believe in it. You have ot believe in love stories and prince charmings and happily ever after. That's why I write these songs. Because I think love is FEARLESS. — Taylor Swift

We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we've heard in fairy tales. — Yakov Smirnoff

Even when your dream that you set out comes true, it's not always perfect, and there isn't always the kiss at the end, and we all get to live happily ever after. That's not the reality of life. — Emma Stone

If you had one goal, and that was to feel good, you would never again need to hear another word from anyone. You would live successfully and happily and in a way of fulfilling your life's purpose ever after. — Esther Hicks

I find it next to impossible to remain politely silent when people prate to me about the glory of being given another chance to live happily ever after! — Mercedes McCambridge

Ever After Quotes

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If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there's shouting after you, keep going. Don't ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going. — Harriet Tubman

The President is no more than a well-meaning baboon. I went to the White House directly after tea, where I found "The Original Gorilla", about as intelligent as ever. What a specimen to be at the head of our affairs now. — George B. McClellan

Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely. — Christian Dior

Death will destroy my body, but my creatures will keep on living ever after, in the years to come. — Enzo Ferrari

Truthfulness is a cornerstone in character, and if it be not firmly laid in youth, there will ever after be a weak spot in the foundation. — Jefferson Davis

Go after a man's weakness, and never, ever, threaten unless you're going to follow through, because if you don't, the next time you won't be taken seriously. — Roy Cohn

I don't want to be Tom Cruise. I'm not after some movie blockbuster career. That's not the kind of work I'm interested in. And frankly, it's not the kind of work I'm ever going to get. — Randy Harrison

For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them. — Thomas More

You have to keep busy. After all, no dog's ever pissed on a moving car. — Tom Waits

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I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after. — Emily Bronte

Happy Endings Quotes

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Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end. — Bob Marley

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What really counts are good endings, not flawed beginnings. — Ibn Taymiyyah

My main goal in life is to just be happy. I don't compromise my happiness for anything. If I find what makes me happy I'm going to do that. That's really going with the flow of life. As far as like the mainstream stuff, if my destiny takes me there and I end up going that route, then that's fine. — Jhene Aiko

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life. — Albert Einstein

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it's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime! — Kenny Chesney

There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps. — Ronald Reagan

Don't you quit. You keep walking, you keep trying, there is help and happiness ahead. Some blessings come soon. Some come late. Some don't come until heaven. But for those who embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ, they come. It will be alright in the end. Trust God and believe in Good Things to Come. — Jeffrey R. Holland

I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Colombians! My last wish is for the happiness of the patria. If my death contributes to the end of partisanship and the consolidation of the union, I shall be lowered in peace into my grave. — Simon Bolivar

Find something that is a happy, healthy alternative to hurting yourself, as opposed to taking a razor blade to yourself because at the end of the day, you're only hurting the most important person in the world and that's you. And you don't want to hurt that person. — Andy Biersack

People Writing About Happily Ever After

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True love is taking the risk that it won't be a happily-ever-after. True love is joining hands with the man who loves you for who you are, and saying, "I'm not afraid to believe in you. — Cara Lockwood

After 1909, Monet drastically enlarged his brushstrokes, disintegrated his images, and broke through the taming constraints and delicacy of Impressionism for good. Nineteen gnarly paintings, starting in 1909 and carrying through his final seventeen years, finish off the notion that Monet went happily ever after into lily-land. — Jerry Saltz

The magic is as wide as a smile and as narrow as a wink, loud as laughter and quiet as a tear, tall as a tale and deep as emotion. So strong, it can lift the spirit. So gentle, it can touch the heart. It is the magic that begins the happily ever after. — Walt Disney

She wanted happily ever after more than he could possibly know. She wanted forever. Problem was, she just wasn’t sure she believed in it anymore. It was why she clung to her fiction so much. She immersed herself in books because there she could be anyone and it was easy to believe in love and happily ever after — Maya Banks

In a lot of ways, success is much harder than I thought it would be. I figured that you'd get here and then everything would be happily ever after. But, it's hard work, almost harder once you're successful because you've got to maintain it. — Steven Wright

The narrative for girls is that you just hang around and wait to be "chosen" and then you belong to somebody and you live happily ever after. There isn't room for more nuanced concerns about the creepy proprietary nature of that relationship model, or the breadth of what fulfillment really means for women. — Lindy West

Heavenly Father offers to you the greatest gift of all—eternal life—and the opportunity and infinite blessing of your own “happily ever after.” — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

I don't see love as some perfect happily ever after thing like it is in books and movies. It's more like a bumpy road filled with potholes...and detours. Sometimes we even veer off into the ditch. But the places that road will take you, the things you'll experience, are worth all of the uncertainty. — Melissa Brown

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