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