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Cheerfulness Quotes

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

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

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

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

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.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

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

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

Author: Sir John Bowring (1792-1872)

Profession: British Statesman, Linguist

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

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

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

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

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.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

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

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

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

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

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

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

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

Author: St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226)

Profession: Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde

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

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

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

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

The true source of cheerfulness is benevolence.

Author: P. Godwin