Be thou of good cheer. [ Bible ]
A light heart lives long. [ William Shakespeare ]
A merry heart goes all the day,
A sad tires in a mile. [ William Shakespeare ]
A good laugh is sunshine in a house. [ Thackeray ]
Health and cheerfulness make beauty. [ Cervantes ]
He who sings frightens away his ills. [ Cervantes ]
Nature designed us to be of good cheer. [ Douglas Jerrold ]
Let cheerfulness on happy fortune wait. [ Dryden ]
Cheerfulness is the very flower of health. [ Arthur Schopenhauer ]
Cheerfulness is the daughter of employment. [ Dr. Horne ]
Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom. [ Proverb ]
Cheerful at morn he wakes from short repose,
Breathes the keen air, and carols as he goes. [ Goldsmith ]
The burden becomes light which cheerfully borne. [ Ovid ]
Health and cheerfulness mutually beget each other. [ Addison ]
Cheerfulness is an offshoot of goodness and of wisdom. [ Bovee ]
The inborn geniality of some people amounts to genius. [ Whipple ]
The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness. [ Montaigne ]
The most certain sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness. [ Montaigne ]
Cheerfulness is health; the opposite, melancholy, is disease. [ Haliburton ]
A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays and confident tomorrows. [ Wordsworth ]
Cheerfulness opens, like spring, all the blossoms of the inward man. [ Jean Paul ]
What can the Creator see with greater pleasure than a happy creature? [ Lessing ]
Cheerfulness is the heaven under which everything but poison thrives. [ Jean Paul ]
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with. [ Fuller ]
No cheerfulness can ever be produced by effort which is itself painful. [ Goldsmith ]
Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman - repose in energy. [ Emerson ]
Cheerful looks make every dish a feast, and it is that which crowns a welcome. [ Massinger ]
If there is a virtue in the world which we should always aim, it cheerfulness. [ Edward Bulwer-Lytton ]
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine; but a broken spirit drieth the bones. [ Bible ]
The way to cheerfulness is to keep our bodies in exercise and our minds at ease. [ Steele ]
The creed of the true saint is to make the best of life, and make the most of it. [ Chapin ]
The soul that perpetually overflows with kindness and sympathy will always be cheerful. [ Parke Godwin ]
Inner sunshine warms not only the heart of the owner, but all who come in contact with it. [ J. T. Fields ]
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health, and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. [ Addison ]
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, altogether past calculation its powers of endurance. [ Carlyle ]
Cheerfulness is just as natural to the heart of a man in strong health as colour to his cheek. [ John Ruskin ]
The habit of looking on the best side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a year. [ Johnson ]
Cheerfulness is the friend and helper of all good graces, and the absence of it is certainly a vice. [ Aughey ]
The Golden Rule Of Three.
Three things to be - pure, just and honest.
Three things to govern - temper, tongue and conduct.
Three things to live - courage, affection and gentleness.
Three things to love - the wise, the virtuous and the innocent.
Three things to commend - thrift, industry and promptness.
Three things about which to think - life, death and eternity.
Three things to despise - cruelty, arrogance and ingratitude.
Three things to admire - dignity, gracefulness and intellectual power.
Three things to cherish - the true, the beautiful and the good.
Three things for which to wish - health, friends and contentment.
Three things for which to fight - honor, home and country.
Three things to attain - goodness of heart, integrity of purpose and cheerfulness of disposition.
Three things to give - alms to the needy, comfort to the sad and appreciation to the worthy.
Three things to desire - the blessing of God, an approving conscience and the fellowship of the good.
Three things for which to work - a trained mind, a skilled hand and a regulated heart.
Three things for which to hope - a haven of peace, a robe of righteousness and the crown of life. [ Beattie ]
Cheerfulness is also an excellent wearing quality. It has been called the bright weather of the heart. [ Samuel Smiles ]
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen. [ Lowell ]
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion. [ C. N. Bovee ]
Try to forget our cares and our maladies, and contribute, as we can, to the cheerfulness of each other. [ Johnson ]
Cheerfulness accompanies patience, which is one of the main conditions of happiness and success in life. [ Samuel Smiles ]
The cheerful live longest in life, and after it, in our regards. Cheerfulness is the offshot of goodness. [ Bovee ]
I like the laughter that opens the lips and the heart, - that shows at the same time pearls and the soul. [ Victor Hugo ]
Cheerfulness is like money well expended in charity; the more we dispense of it, the greater our possession. [ Victor Hugo ]
Such a man, truly wise, creams off nature, leaving the sour and the dregs for philosophy and reason to lap up. [ Swift ]
Youth will never live to age unless they keep themselves in breath with exercise, and in heart with joyfulness. [ Sir P. Sidney ]
The happiness of married life depends upon the power of making small sacrifices with readiness and cheerfulness. [ Selden ]
Not by constraint or severity shall you have access to true wisdom, but by abandonment and childlike mirthfulness. [ Thoreau ]
I have found the saying of the ancients true, that better is a bright comrade on a weary road than a horse-litter. [ Charles Reade ]
Cheerfulness is full of significance; it suggests good health, a clear conscience, and a soul at peace with all human nature. [ Charles Kingsley ]
If the soul be happily disposed, every thing becomes capable of affording entertainment, and distress will almost want a name. [ Goldsmith ]
Cheerfulness ought to be the viaticum vita of their life to the old; age without cheerfulness is a Lapland winter without a sun. [ Colton ]
Sweetness of spirit and sunshine is famous for dispelling fears and difficulties; patience is a mighty help to the burden-bearer. [ James Hamilton ]
There is no such thing as being agreeable without a thorough good-humour, a natural sweetness of temper, enlivened by cheerfulness. [ Lady Montagu ]
Since time is not a person we can overtake when he is past, let us honour him with mirth and cheerfulness of heart while he is passing. [ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ]
The very first discovery of beauty strikes the mind with an inward joy, and spreads a cheerfulness and delight through all its faculties. [ Addison ]
God is glorified, not by our groans, but our thanksgivings; and all good thought and good action claim a natural alliance with good cheer. [ Whipple ]
Laughing cheerfulness throws the light of day on all the paths of life; sorrow is more confusing and distracting than so-called giddiness. [ Jean Paul ]
Between levity and cheerfulness there is a wide distinction; and the mind which is most open to levity is frequently a stranger to cheerfulness. [ Blair ]
With temperance, health, cheerfulness, friends, a chosen task, one pays the cheapest fees for living, and may well dispense with other physicians. [ A. B. Alcott ]
The most manifest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness; her state is like that of things in the regions above the moon, always clear and serene. [ Montaigne ]
Cheerfulness is the daughter of employment; and I have known a man come home in high spirits from a funeral, merely because he has had the management of it. [ Dr. Horne ]
Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman - repose in energy. The Greek battle pieces are calm; the heroes, in whatever violent actions engaged, retain a serene aspect. [ Emerson ]
If I were to pray for a taste which should stand me in stead under every variety of circumstances, and be a source of happiness and cheerfulness to me through life, and a shield against its ills, however things might go amiss, and the world frown upon me, it would be a taste for reading. [ Sir John Herschel ]
A sense of humor is a saving grace, and happy is that woman who has been blessed by birth with that rare sixth sense of
seeing the funny side. If you have it naturally, be gladly grateful, for it is a greater gift than beauty or riches. It means cheerfulness, contentment, courage and, possessing it, you are equipped with a potent weapon against the blows of fate. [ Unknown ]