make happy


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v make happy celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities "The members of the wedding party made merry all night","Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
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  • John Updike
    “America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.”
  • Epicurus
    “Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
  • Marcus Aurelius
    “Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life.”
  • Anne Frank
    “Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
  • Immanuel Kant
    “It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy”
  • Gretta Brooker Palmer
    Gretta Brooker Palmer
    “Happiness is a by product of an effort to make someone else happy.”


In literature:

She said, too, that I would make her very happy if I'd let her be a real friend to me, and if I'd call her Virginia.
"Patchwork" by Anna Balmer Myers
Will it make you more happy?
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
He could make Pixie his wife, but he could never make her happy.
"The Love Affairs of Pixie" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
I'm not the fellow to make you happy, dear.
"Mistress Anne" by Temple Bailey
It helped to make a happy home, and that was much.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
For some man that will make Bonnie Bell happy.
"The Man Next Door" by Emerson Hough
Her small face was now soft and friendly, making the resemblance to happy-go-lucky Mary Raymond more apparent.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman" by Pauline Lester
I want to make you happy, and comfortable, and better.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
And so we ought to try and make each other happy.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Uncle Winthrop, isn't it a joyful thing to make people happy!
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas

In poetry:

Oh, timely happy, timely wise,
Hearts that with rising morn arise!
Eyes that the beam celestial view,
Which evermore makes all things new!
"Morning" by John Keble
From our happy home
Through the world we roam
One week in all the year,
Making winter spring
With the joy we bring,
For Christmas-tide is here.
"From Our Happy Home" by Louisa May Alcott
While the waltz is on, my dear,
And the music's roll
Echoes through the hall so clear,
So happy makes the soul,
As we reel and turn and whirl
Say yes, my bonny girl.
"While The Waltz Is On" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Best trust the happy moments. What they gave
Makes man less fearful of the certain grave,
And gives his work compassion and new eyes.
The days that make us happy make us wise.
"Biography" by John Masefield
Fair angels of light, who with melodies sweet
Make beautiful homes a celestial retreat,
In happiness pure, a full part I would share,
I'd come to your home, for I long to be there.
"For I Long To Be There" by Mary Alice Walton
It will not hurt me when I am old,
A running tide where moonlight burned
Will not sting me like silver snakes;
The years will make me sad and cold,
It is the happy heart that breaks.
"Moonlight" by Sara Teasdale

In news:

We just want to make a kid happy, but we need to be sure those toys are safe.
For some reason the novelty of this day makes me happy.
So happy birthday to all those out there who only get to celebrate every 4 years, and everyone else, make the most of it.
Need a fast, thoughtful gift that's sure to make a fellow fitness buff happy.
The little things that make us happy.
Happy farmers make for happy economy.
Donation to United Way can make for happy holidays.
Make it a happy paw-liday season.
When Brian De Palma hears that his new movie Redacted, which opens today, will make some viewers feel like they've been punched in the stomach, he seems happy about it.
"That makes me happy," Syracuse's offensive coordinator said of his quarterback.
Peninsula Author Marliss Melton makes fans happy with release of novella "Long Gone".
Cleveland's Nauti Mermaid : Deals on seafood and brew make this Happy Hour a great catch.
My yoga teacher always told me that being mindful would make me happy– if I'd just try it.
Proof positive that it takes very little to make people happy.
All merry-making musicians, enthusiastic entertainers, sassy second liners and dressed-up divas are invited to join the happy band.

In science:

In this way, a positive temperature allows for rare moves which increase the energy, i.e. we move to a new residence where the neighbourhood composition alone makes us less happy.
Urban segregation with cheap and expensive residences
We may conclude that V should not be so small as to make the verification of (M1) impossible nor, at the same time, so large as to make the class of global observables satisfying (A3) too meager. A happy medium might be for V to include all the symmetries, or “quasi-symmetries”, of the system and no more.
On infinite-volume mixing
The fact that the exterior body’s argument of periapse does not appear to quadrupole order has been called “ a happy coincidence” because it makes the system integrable (Lidov & Ziglin 1976; Laskar & Bou´e 2010).
The Eccentric Kozai Mechanism for a Test Particle
This represents a second happy confluence of the goals of data privacy and utility: low coherence is an assumption that others already make free of privacy concerns in order to improve the state of the art in data analysis.
Beating Randomized Response on Incoherent Matrices
But S2 = S1 resulting in a fixed pair. Thus the hidden pattern of P is a fixed pair. We see self image of the PWD makes him happy and contended. He / she also feel that the caretakers are caring and sympathetic towards them.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)