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A healthy and wholesome cheerfulness is not necessarily impossible to any occupation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman -- repose in energy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The true source of cheerfulness is benevolence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Since Time is not a person we can overtake when he is gone, let us honor him with mirth and cheerfulness of heart while he is passing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Thus the sovereign voluntary path to cheerfulness, if cheerfulness be lost, is to sit up cheerfully and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The voluntary path to cheerfulness, if our spontaneous be lost, is to sit up cheerfully, and act and speak as if cheerfulness wee already there. To feel brave, act as if we were brave, use all our will to that end, and courage will very likely replace fear. If we act as if from some better feeling, the bad feeling soon folds its tent like an Arab and silently steals awayMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.More [07/05/2011 11:07:21]
While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful.More [07/10/2011 04:07:48]
You can't reason yourself back into cheerfulness any more than you can reason yourself into an extra six inches in height.More [07/18/2011 02:07:18]
As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The foods that prolong life and increase purity, vigour, health, cheerfulness, and happiness are those that are delicious, soothing, substantial and agreeable...Foods that are bitter, sour, salt, over-hot, pungent, dry and burning produce unhappiness, repentance and disease.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The true source of cheerfulness is benevolence.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness is the very flower of health.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness is health; its opposite, melancholy, is diseaseMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life, but will enable you to bring comfort and help to the weak-hearted and will console you in the sad hoursMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health, and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady and perpetual serenityMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thriveMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness in most cheerful people, is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous disciplineMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Health and cheerfulness mutually beget each other.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As long as there is a chance of the world getting through its
troubles, I hold that a reasonable man must behave as though he
were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness was not
justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A pessimist asked God for relief. "Ah, you wish me to restore your hope and cheerfulness," said God. "No," replied the petitioner, "I wish you to create something that would justify them." "The world is all created," said God, "but you have overlooked something - the mortality of the optimist.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I read in Shakespeare of the majesty of the moral law, in Victor Hugo of the sacredness of childhood, in Tennyson the ugliness of hypocrisy, in George Eliot the supremacy of duty, in Dickens the divinity of kindness, and in Ruskin the dignity of service. Irving teaches me the lesson of cheerfulness, Hawthorne shows me the hatefulness of sin, Longfellow gives me the soft, tranquil music of hope. Lowell makes us feel that we must give ourselves to our fellow men. Whittier sings to me of divine Fatherhood and human brotheMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Continuing a short series on forgiveness: With this sweet hope of ultimate acceptance with God, I have always enjoyed much cheerfulness before men; but I have at the same time laboured incessantly to cultivate the deepest humiliation before God. I have never thought that the circumstance of God's having forgiven me was any reason why I should forgive myself; on the contrary, I have always judged it better to loathe myself the more, in proportion as I was assured that God was pacified towards me (Ezekiel 16:63).More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any alleged Christianity which fails to express itself in cheerfulness, at some point, is clearly spurious. The Christian is cheerful, not because he is blind to injustice and suffering, but because he is convinced that these, in the light of the divine sovereignty, are never ultimate.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness is contagious, but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a "carrier".More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness in most cheerful people, is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness,--an open and noble temper.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance--the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it ;better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness removes the rust from the mind, lubricates our inward machinery, and enables us to do our work with fewer creaks and ;groans. If people were universally cheerful, probably there wouldn't be half the quarreling or a tenth part of the wickedness ;there is. Cheerfulness, too, promotes health and immortality. Cheerful people live longest here on earth, afterward in our hearts.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more of it remains.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The mind of a wise man is the safest custody of secrets; cheerfulness is the key to friendship; patience and forbearance will conceal many defects.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of healthMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits, are like hot water to a frozen limbMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With this sweet hope of ultimate acceptance with God, I have always enjoyed much cheerfulness before men; but I have at the same time laboured incessantly to cultivate the deepest humiliation before God.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness is a sign of a generous and mortified person who forgetting all things, even herself, tries to please her God in all she does for souls. Cheerfulness is often a cloak which hides a life of sacrifice and a continual union with God.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That which befits us, embosomed in beauty and wonder as we are, is cheerfulness, and courage, and the endeavor to realize our aspirations. Shall not the heart which has received so much, trust the Power by which it lives? May it not quit other leadings, and listen to the Soul that has guided it so gently, and taught it so much, secure that the future will be worthy of the past?More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I get on stage, my first goal is not to show my expertise, but on the contrary, to give a bit of happiness, of joy, of cheerfulness. I am firmly convinced that in order to sing well, you must love your neighbor and be passionate about life.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity. Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Since Time is not a person we can overtake when he is gone, let us honor him with mirth and cheerfulness of heart while he is passing.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I hear that in many places something has happened to Christmas; that it is changing from a time of merriment and carefree gaiety to a holiday which is filled with tedium; that many people dread the day and the obligation to give Christmas presents is a nightmare to weary, bored souls; that the children of enlightened parents no longer believe in Santa Claus; that all in all, the effort to be happy and have pleasure makes many honest hearts grow dark with despair instead of beaming with good will and cheerfulness.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The voluntary path to cheerfulness, if our spontaneous cheerfulness be lost, is to sit up cheerfully, and act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there. To feel brave, act as if we were brave, use all our will to that end, and courage will very likely replace fear.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Exercise and application produce order in our affairs, health of body, cheerfulness of mind, and these make us precious to our friendsMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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