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cheerfulness

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]

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