Quotations on Cheerfulness
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Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Health, Body, Cheerfulness, Mind)
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
(Keywords: Greatness, Cheerfulness, Mind, Suffering)
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
(Keywords: Power, Time, Strength, Cheerfulness, Endurance, Man, Will)
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
- Thomas Fuller
(Keywords: God, Cheerfulness, Sadness, Worth)
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.
- Charles Kingsley
(Keywords: Work, Strength, Being, Cheerfulness, Content, Diligence, Self, Temperance, Will)
Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity. Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Keywords: Virtue, Charity, Cheerfulness, Help)
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
- Thomas S. Monson
(Keywords: Courage, Cheerfulness, Disappointment, Humility, Living, Principles, Trouble)
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.
- Albert J. Nock
(Keywords: Life, Failure, Cheerfulness, Discontent, Parents, Poor)
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.
- Adam Smith
(Keywords: Humor, God, Christian, Cheerfulness, Dying, Poor, Resignation, Will)
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.
- H. G. Wells
(Keywords: Chance, Cheerfulness, End, Man, Will, World)
Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.
- Edwin Percy Whipple
(Keywords: People, Discipline, Cheerfulness, Result)