Sunday, 25 March 2012

Cheerfulness


A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run. - George Matthew Adams

Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of a man in strong health as color to his cheek; and wherever there is habitual gloom there must be either bad air, unwholesome food, improperly severe labor, or erring habits of life. - John Ruskin

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

Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. - Joseph Addison

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, there wouldnt be half the quarreling or a tenth part of the wickedness there is. Cheerfulness, too, promotes health and morality. Cheerful people live longest here on earth, afterward in our hearts. - Unknown

Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us. - Charlotte Bronte

How true it is that, if we are cheerful and contented, all nature smiles, the air seems more balmy, the sky clearer, the earth has a brighter green. . . the flowers are more fragrant. . . and the sun, moon, and stars all appear more beautiful, and seem to rejoice with us. - Orison Swett Marden

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

The man who radiates good cheer, who makes life happier wherever he meets it, is always a man of vision and faith. - Ella Wilcox 

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, and will preserve it longer. - Thomas Carlyle

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