Quotations The Best Quotes About Cheerfulness  

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A list of the best cheerfulness quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous cheerfulness quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic cheerfulness quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational cheerfulness quotes from that same writer.

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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. Thomas Carlyle

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Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. Joseph Addison

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The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness. Christian Nevell Bovee

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I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness. Charles Dickens

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To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of exercise is one of the best precepts of long lasting. Francis Bacon

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People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.

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O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. Augustine of Hippo

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So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The path to cheerfulness is to sit cheerfully and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there. William James

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A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather. Benjamin Franklin

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Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks. Charles Dickens

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Oh, give us the man who sings at his work. Thomas Carlyle

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It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look. Francis of Assisi

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There is no danger of developing eyestrain from looking on the bright side of things.

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To watch the corn grow, or the blossoms set; to draw hard breath over the plough or spade; to read, to think, to love, to pray, are the things that make men happy. John Ruskin

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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness. Michel de Montaigne

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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. Mark Twain

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Cheerfulness greases the axles of the world.

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The most manifest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness; her state is like that in the regions above the moon, always clear and serene. Michel de Montaigne

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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. William James

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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 away William Shakespeare

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An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with. Thomas Fuller

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I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition. Samuel Pepys

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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

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The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind. Ella Wheeler Wilcox