Quotations On Cheerfulness

  • Cheerfulness is full of significance: it suggests good health, a clear conscience, and a soul at peace with all human nature.—CHARLES KINGSLEY.
  • As in our lives so also in our studies, it is most becoming and most wise, so to temper gravity with cheerfulness, that the former may not imbue our minds with melancholy, nor the latter degenerate into licentiousness.—PLINY.
  • A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.—PROVERBS 17:22.
  • Be of good cheer.—JOHN 16:33.
  • The mind that is cheerful in its present state, will be averse to all solicitude as to the future, and will meet the bitter occurrences of life with a placid smile.—HORACE.
  • An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.—FULLER.
  • If good people would but make their goodness agreeable, and smile instead of frowning in their virtue, how many would they win to the good cause!—ARCHBISHOP USHER.
  • You find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make earnest effort to confer that pleasure on others? You will find half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.—MRS. L.M. CHILD.
  • Inner sunshine warms not only the heart of the owner, but all who come in contact with it.—J.T. FIELDS.
  • The way to cheerfulness is to keep our bodies in exercise and our minds at ease.—STEELE.
  • Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.—LOWELL.
  • A cheerful temper, joined with innocence, will make beauty attractive, knowledge delightful and wit good-natured. It will lighten sickness, poverty and affliction, convert ignorance into an amiable simplicity, and render deformity itself agreeable.—ADDISON.
  • Between levity and cheerfulness there is a wide distinction; and the mind which is most open to levity is frequently a stranger to cheerfulness.—BLAIR.