->Take good care of my ba-a-a-by\\
Please don't ever make her blu-u-u-ue\\
Just tell her that you love her\\
Make sure you're thinking of her\\
In everything you say and do-o-o-o

->Aww, take good care of my ba-a-a-by\\
Now don't you ever make her cry-y-y-y\\
Just let your love surround her\\
Paint a rainbow all around her\\
Don't let her see a cloudy sky
-->-- '''Bobby Vee'''

-> "Then you must go to him. I release you. You are no longer my prisoner."
-->--'''Beast''' telling Belle to go rescue her father in ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast''

-> "I have been so stubborn saying that I loved you first. You two truly love each other, so I can't stand in your way. Both you and my sister are so important to me. I want you two to be happy. Now go see my sister. Please, Pisuke!"
-->--'''Asuka''' to Pisuke, ''Girl Next Door''

->[[TearJerker Take care of her]].
-->--'''[[spoiler:Riku]]''', moments before his BolivianArmyEnding, ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts''

->'''Shizuka:''' When you return to your village, will you tell that person you love her?
->'''Naruto:''' ''(nervously)'' N-No. I don't have the ability to do that yet. ''(more seriously)'' For now anyway, I'll just keep watching over her.
->'''Shizuka:''' Are you satisfied with that?
->'''Naruto:''' ''(smiles)'' Sure. Nothing would make me happier if she chooses me someday. But it's okay. As long as Sakura is happy, that's what counts.
-->-- '''Naruto Uzumaki''', ''Anime/{{Naruto Shippuden}}''

->''"You don't always get the person you think you deserve... and I can live with that."''
-->--'''Lana''', ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriors''

->Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.
-->-- '''H. Jackson Brown, Jr.'''

->'''Roxane''' ''(agitated)'': Why, this is love indeed!. . .
->'''Cyrano''' ''(taking Christian's place)'': Ay, true, the feeling\\
Which fills me, terrible and jealous, truly\\
Love,--which is ever sad amid its transports!\\
Love,--and yet, strangely, not a selfish passion!\\
I for your joy would gladly lay mine own down,\\
--E'en though you never were to know it,--never!\\
--If but at times I might--far off and lonely,--\\
Hear some gay echo of the joy I bought you!
-->-- '''Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac''', III.vii

->And if it's over
->It hurts but I'm giving you my word
->I hope that you're always
->Happy like we were
->Happy like we were
-->-- '''Skillet''', "Say Goodbye"

->I loved you; even now I may confess,
->Some embers of my love their fire retain;
->But do not let it cause you more distress,
->I do not want to sadden you again.
->Hopeless and tongue-tied, yet I loved you dearly
->With pangs the jealous and the timid know;
->So tenderly I loved you, so sincerely,
->I pray God grant another love you so.
-->-- '''Alexander Pushkin'''

->'Cause I can't make you love me if you don't
->You can't make your heart feel something it won't
->Here in the dark, in these final hours
->I will lay down my heart
->And feel the power if you won't (no you won't)
->I can't make you love me (if you don't)
-->-- '''Bonnie Raitt''', "I Can't Make You Love Me"

-> After all, when Jude's happy, I'm happy. Simple enough, right? [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend But now I'm starting to get the feeling that Jude just might be better off without me.]]
-->--'''Leia Rolando''', when she has a talk with [[spoiler:[[CoolOldGuy Rowen]] before the final battle]], ''VideoGame/TalesOfXillia''

->'''Sci-fi Greg''': If we cannot claim her heart, at least she's in the arms of a truly worthy adversary.\\
'''D'n'D Greg''': Sometimes, wizards are so awesome, it hurts.

->''You must give Tiana all the money she requires for her restaurant. Because Tiana...she is my Evangeline.''
-->--'''Naveen''', ''Disney/{{The Princess and the Frog}}''

->'''Rick''': Inside of us, we both know you belong with Victor. You're part of his work, the thing that keeps him going. If that plane leaves the ground and you're not with him, you'll regret it. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of your life.\\
'''Ilsa''': But what about us? \\
'''Rick''': We'll always have Paris.
-->-- ''Film/{{Casablanca}}''

-> ''When you said time was all you really needed''
-> ''I walked away and let you have your space''
->'' 'Cause leavin' didn't hurt me near as badly''
->'' As the tears I saw rollin' down your face''
->'' And yesterday I knew just what you wanted''
-> ''When you came walkin' up to me with him''
-> ''So I told you that I was happy for you''
-> ''And given the chance I'd lie again''
-->-- '''Music/TimMcGraw''', "Just to See You Smile"

-> ''I had hoped you'd see my face,''
-> ''And that you'd be reminded that for me it isn't over''
-> ''Never mind, I'll find someone like you''
-> ''I wish nothing but the best for you, too''
-->-- '''Music/{{Adele}}''', "Someone Like You"

-> '''Tom Bailey Jr.''': If you love something, set it free.
-> '''Tom Bailey Sr.''': [[DefiedTrope Said by a pussy and used by pussies ever since]].
-> '''Tom Bailey Jr.''': ''Casablanca'', Bogie puts her on the plane.
-> '''Tom Bailey Sr.''': Pussy.
-> '''Tom Bailey Jr.''': Bogie's a pussy?
-> '''Tom Bailey Sr.''': A big pussy.
-->-- ''Made of Honor''

->''I just want his happiness.''
-->--'''Knives Chau''', referring to ComicBook/ScottPilgrim

-> “At this point, I’ve done everything in my human power to win Rainbow Dash back, short of outright tying her down and forcing her to love me. Which is not real love at all... And yet... look at how she is now! We’ve done so much. We were there for her. She’s independent and in control of herself. Her animals aren’t a threat to her anymore; she’s overcome them all... And above everything else... even if she can no longer appreciate us as family... we’ve still built up a much stronger friendship, haven’t we? We can come back and visit her later, as the best of friends! Isn’t that great, Spike?”
-->--'''Lero Michaelides''' speaking to Spike in ''Fanfic/DividedRainbow''

->''I know if I go things'll be a lot better for her\\
I had things planned, but her folks wouldn't let her\\
I don't mind other guys dancing with my girl\\
That's fine, I know 'em all pretty well\\
But I know sometimes I must get out in the light\\
Better leave her behind, where the kids are alright''
-->-'''Music/TheWho''', "The Kids are Alright"

->''I want what'll make you happy, not what'll make me happy.''
-->-- '''Fry''', ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''

->'''Blair''': Look down deep into the soul I know you have and tell me if what you feel for me is real, or if it's just a game. If it's real we'll figure it out. All of us. But if it's not... then please Chuck... just let me go.
->'''Chuck''': It's just a game. I hate to lose. You're free to go.
->'''Blair''': Thank you. (''leaves'')
->'''Serena''': Chuck, why did you just do that?
->'''Chuck''': Because I love her... and I can't make her happy.
-->-- ''Series/GossipGirl''

->'''Angel''': All I ever wanted was for you to be happy. You seem like you are. I can live with that.
-->-- '''Angel to Buffy''', ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''

->'''Mapleshade''': Spottedleaf! Why didn't you let me kill her? She stole Firestar's love from you.\\
'''Spottedleaf''': There was nothing to steal. Sandstorm made him happy!
-->-- ''Literature/WarriorCats''

->"Her happiness is my happiness."
-->-- '''Julio''', ''Film/FlyingDownToRio'', just before he jumps out of a plane.

->'''Loretta''': Why would you want Samantha anyway? She's not like me. She's not perfect.
->'''Roscoe''': She doesn't have to be.
->'''Loretta''': Are you saying you love her because of her imperfection?
->'''Roscoe''': Yes. Because of everything she is. And everything she isn't.
->'''Loretta''': (shrugs) Yes!
->'''Roscoe''': So you'll let her come back?
->'''Loretta''': Of course I will. What kind of hologram do you think I am?

->''You want kids, you have always wanted kids. Ever since you were a kid. And I can't have them!... Whatever they did to me at Demon's Run, I can't ever give you children. I didn't kick you out. I gave you up.''
-->--'''Amy to Rory''', ''Series/DoctorWho'': "Asylum of the Daleks"

->''... Less a woman, I see her [Casca] as a comrade ... No. That's not it. The one who has her eye is Griffith. That's why, right now, I'm no good for her, like this.''
-->-- '''Guts''' on his feelings about '''Casca''', ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''

->''I hope he buys you flowers\\
I hope he holds your hands\\
Give you all his hours\\
When he has the chance\\
Take you to every party\\
Cause I remember how\\
Much you loved to dance\\
Do all the things I should have done\\
When I was your man''
-->--'''Music/BrunoMars''', "When I Was Your Man"

-> It's strange that you're the one who gets to create a new world for [[TheChosenMany all of you,]] because you don't care that much. There's nothing in the old world that didn't come with you that you needed. It never treated [[IronWoobie you]] well; here, at least, most of what brought you into despair is gone. And you have the person who treated you as though you were worth something. It's only a problem that he keeps fighting, and you know that he keeps breaking and breaking.
-> You can't let that happen. You try your best to help him, but he just takes more troubles on himself when you lift weight off of him. With a heavy heart, you turn your efforts to [[{{Webcomic/Homestuck}} the frogs]], creating another world that will be kinder to him. If it's better for you, then that's a good side effect, but for now you just want him to rest.
-->-- '''Sakura Matou''' thinking about '''Emiya Shirou''' in ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/229889 Redeem This Form]]'', a ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' fanfic

->'''Tomoyo''': If there is something that the person I like can be happy more so than liking me in return, I want that person to stay happy the way it was meant to be.
->'''Sakura''': So you don't care if the person you likes like you back.
->'''Tomoyo''': Of course, I would be happy if that person likes me back. But, for me to see the person I like so much staying happy gives me the biggest happiness.
->'''Sakura''': [[ObliviousToLove I'm sure that the person you like is happy, Tomoyo]].
->'''Tomoyo''': You think so?
->'''Sakura''': Yeah, I'm sure of it.
->'''Tomoyo''': Thank you very much.
-->--'''[[SchoolGirlLesbians Tomoyo]]''' referring to seeing Sakura happy in ''Manga/CardCaptorSakura''

->''If you will thank me... let it be for yourself alone. That the wish of giving happiness to you might add force to the other inducements which led me on, I shall not attempt to deny. But your ''family'' owe me nothing. Much as I respect them, I believe I thought only of ''you''.''
-->-- '''Fitzwilliam Darcy''', when '''Elizabeth Bennet''' attempts to thank him for saving her family from ruin, ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''.

->''I shall not trouble you''
->''Though your eyes have burned through mine''
->''turned through mine to your moon...''
-->-- [[http://xxxtwinharlequinsxxx.deviantart.com/art/Balthazar-s-Song-194843543 "Balthazar's Song"]]

->''I'll understand you, just give me the chance to''
->''Love you more than you'll ever know''
->''Even if it means I gotta let you go''
->''With or without me, baby, you should be happy''
-->--"Last to Know", '''Music/TheWanted'''

-> ''I vowed to make you as happy as I possibly could. Obviously I can't do that as your boyfriend.''
-->-- '''Rudy''' breaking up with Rain, ''{{Webcomic/Rain}}''

->''Hey, this is Lucy.''\\
''Don't respond to this.''\\
''I just wanted to tell you that you're right.''\\
''Mike will be much better off without me -- I've only made his life worse.''\\
''You're so happy together, [[GreenEyedEpiphany but I've been selfish]]. He's [[TookALevelInJerkass been so angry and upset lately]], but it's not him. He's only like this because of me.''\\
''Please take care of Mike. I won't bother him anymore.''
-->-- '''Lucy''' in a text to Sandy, ''Webcomic/BittersweetCandyBowl''

->''Unrequited love's a bore,\\
And I've got it pretty bad,\\
But for someone you adore,\\
It's a pleasure to be sad.''
-->-- '''Bea Wain ([[CoveredUp among others]])''', "Glad to Be Unhappy"

->The Bird of Pleasure upward soars and high—\\
Follow, my love, in that celestial flight!\\
Yea, I will take the sorrow and the night,\\
That Laughter may see all thy days go by.
-->-- An [[http://persian.packhum.org/persian//main untitled poem]] by '''Kamal Ad-Din'''

->''"I... love you both," the blunette said softly. She raised her eyes with a noticeable struggle. "Shinji, you showed me care and compassion when no one else ever had, not even the Commander. Asuka, you helped free me from the drugs that clouded my mind when you had no reason to do anything but dislike me. And you both came for me and saved me in this battle. I... I look at you and I know I love you both."''\\
''"Rei, we..." Shinji trailed off. What could he say? He looked over at Asuka. She shrugged too, at an equal loss.''\\
''Rei waved her hands defensively at their shocked expressions. "No! I do not want to intrude! I... I will never try to... intersplice myself in your bond! It is too beautiful to disrupt! But... I wanted you both to know. I understand what this feeling is now. It is love. I will protect that feeling, and you. I will not allow any harm to come to you or your bond if I can ever do anything about it."''
-->--''Fanfic/AdviceAndTrust'', ''[[http://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/advice-and-trust-nge.8768/page-108#post-3164687 chapter 7]]''

-> ''And that kids was the perfect ending to a perfect love story. It just wasn't mine.''
--->-- Ted narratating to his kids about Stella, ''Series/HowIMetYourMother''

->"And I'd do anything for you. I'll give you up,"
->[[LampshadeHanging "if that's what I should do... to make you happy."]]
-->--Music/GloriaEstefan, from '''''"Anything for You"'''''

->“…I still don’t know why you won’t try for him,” he said, after a moment. “It’s hopeless [[IncompatibleOrientation for me]], but you’re - well, Emiya could certainly ''like'' you.”\\
“He couldn’t.” Sakura shook her head frantically. “Senpai deserves a… I’m not…”\\
The student council president raised an eyebrow. “There are very few words that would fit into that and still be true. You’re a very nice girl and you’re beautiful."
-->-- ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/221342 Story Swapping]]'', a ''Franchise/FateStayNight'' fic

->'''Thrustpelt''': You can tell the Clan I'm the father, if you want. I mean, if it makes things easier.
->'''Bluefur''': You'd really do that?
->'''Thrushpelt''': You know how I feel about you, Bluefur. i'd do my best to make you happy, I promise. And I'll love your kits as though they were really my own.
-->-- ''Literature/WarriorCats'': ''Bluestar's Prophecy''

->''"Chandler, you go get her. And once you have her, don't ever let her go. Trust me."''
-->-- '''Richard''', ''Series/{{Friends}}''

->''"No, no that's not it. Listen Mototo, you'd better treat this lady like a queen. Because you my friend, you have found yourself the perfect woman. If I was ever so lucky to find the perfect woman, I would give her flowers every day. And not just any flowers, okay? Her favorites are orchids. White. And breakfast in bed. Six loaves of wheat bread with butter on both sides. No crusts. The way she likes it. I'd be her shoulder to cry on and her best friend. And I'd spend every day trying to think of how to make her laugh. She has the most... most amazing laugh... Well I mean that's-that's what I would do, if I were you. But I'm not. So you do it."''
-->-- '''Melman''', ''WesternAnimation/MadagascarEscape2Africa''

->''Someday love will find you''\\
''Break those chains that bind you''\\
''One night will remind you''\\
''How we touched and went our separate ways''\\
''[[IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer If he ever hurts you]]''\\
''True love won't desert you''\\
''You know I still love you''\\
''Though we touched and went our separate ways''
-->--'''Music/{{Journey}}''', "Separate Ways"

->''"I wonder if Master Link is in love with Princess Zelda... If so, I think they suit each other quite splendidly. If they became a couple, I'd give that pairing my full support. Though just the thought of that makes my heart hurt..."''
-->--'''[[SmittenTeenageGirl Paya's]] Diary,''' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild''

->''"...I finally found out [[WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove what love is]]. It's give, and not take. So I give her to you, and I [[DrivenToSuicide take myself away]]."''
-->-- '''[[InstantAIJustAddWater Edgar]]''', ''Film/ElectricDreams''

->''Does my pen''\\
''only write bitter words for those who are dear to me?''\\
''Is it love if I take you,''\\
''or is it love if I set you free?''\\
''The ink flows down into a dark puddle.''\\
''How can I write love into reality?''\\
''If I can't hear the sound of your heartbeat,''\\
''what do you call love in your reality?''\\
''And in your reality,''\\
''if I don't know how to love you...''\\
''I'll leave you be.''
-->--'''Your Reality''', ''VisualNovel/DokiDokiLiteratureClub''

->But above all, I wish for your happiness, even though I'm aware you require my absence to find it.
-->--'''Beau Taplin'''