Happily Ever After Quotes by Linda Miles, Diana Wynne Jones, Taylor Swift, Cate Tiernan, J. R. R. Tolkien, Sarah Addison Allen and many others.
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.”
I think we ought to live happily ever after.
You have to believe in love stories and prince charming and that eventually you’ll find your own happily ever after.
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?
Have you thought of an ending?’ ‘Yes , several, and all are dark and unpleasant,’ said Frodo. ‘Oh , that won’t do!’ said Bilbo. ‘Books ought to have good endings. How would this do: and they all settled down and lived together happily ever after?’ ‘It will do well, if it ever comes to that,’ said Frodo.
That’s the fairy tale. You meet, you fall in love, you kiss, and neither of you is revolted by it. You get married and have kids and live happily ever after.
I believed in happily ever after as much as anyone, because Jane Austen, Prince Charming, and Hugh Grant promised me it could happen. But maybe that particular delusion was universal.
There is no happily-ever-after to run to. We have to work for happiness.
Happily ever after never happens in the second act.
I don’t write the kind of ‘happily ever after’ that romance readers enjoy.
And they all lived happily ever after (barring death, divorce, arrest for tax fraud, that incident with the pool boy…)
I just want to live happily ever after, every now and then.
My lack of access to the real world has been replaced completely by books, and it canвЂ™t be healthy to live in a land of happily ever afters.
I didnвЂ™t want to hear that people lived happily ever after. I wanted to know that other people suffered, too.
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.
No one ever does live happily ever after, but we leave the children to find that out for themselves.
Happily ever after doesn’t come easy. But for love, it’s always worth the fight.