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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.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

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

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

Cheer up! The worst is yet to come!

Author: Philander Johnson

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In making up the character of God, the old theologians failed to mention that He is of infinite cheerfulness. The omission has caused the world much tribulation.

Author: Michael Monahan

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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

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.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

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.

Author: Samuel Pepys (1633-1703)

Profession: British Diarist

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.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

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

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Happiness is essentially a state of going somewhere wholeheartedly, one-directionally, without regret or reservation.

Author: W. H. Sheldon

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I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.

Author: Margaret Thatcher (1925)

Profession: British Stateswoman, Prime Minister (1979-90)

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

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

Delicate humor is the crowning virtue of the saints.

Author: Evelyn Underhill

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Cheerfulness greases the axles of the world.

Author: Source Unknown

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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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