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Cheerful Quotes about Life
Cheerful Life Quotes

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The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man
are fixed upon the same creation;
but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
- Albert Pike

Related topics: Positive

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

Indifferent to whether your mood is grumpy or cheerful,
Nature always sings her passionate song of joyful celebration.
You can never stop the happy song of life,
so join the celebration -
sing along, dance, make love,
smile your biggest smile, and cheer on God's music.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful,
kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

To be seventy years young is sometimes
far more cheerful and hopeful
than to be forty years old.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Nothing is more cheerful than talking
about our friends' shortcomings.
- Mason Cooley

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Never hurry.
Take plenty of exercise.
Always be cheerful.
Take all the sleep you need.
You may expect to be well.
- James Freeman Clarke

The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because
it's cheerful and melancholy at the same time,
and I think it comes from that shadow string,
the double strings.
- Rita Dove

The same tools that make any writer good,
plus a cheerful willingness to suspend belief.
- Fred Saberhagen

The person who can be only serious or only cheerful,
is but half a man.
- Leigh Hunt

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
- Henry Van Dyke

A happy woman is one who has no cares at all;
a cheerful woman is one who has cares but doesn't let them get her down.
- Beverly Sills

To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful
and hopeful than to be 40 years old.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

To be seventy years young is sometimes for more cheerful
and hopeful than to be forty years old.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish,
and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.
- Norman Douglas

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful,
kindly, sunshiny old age.
- Lydia M. Child

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

He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend,
a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion,
or an effectual comforter.
- Isaac Barrow

Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and
satisfying result of strenuous discipline.
- Edwin Percy Whipple

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
- King Solomon

Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written
this language with a paintbrush that talks.
- Jimmy Breslin

If I was going to be broke I decided I might as well
be with actors as anyone else.
They were cheerful idiots and seemed to take it better.
- Peter Finch

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

Money is time.
With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise
would not in any sense be mine;
nay,
which would make me their miserable bondsman.
- George Gissing

Everybody knows the Lord loveth a cheerful giver.
- George Washington Cable

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.
- Samuel Pepys

Some men are born old, and some men never seem so.
If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and
at last die in youth even when in years would count as old.
- Tryon Edwards

I love better to count time from spring to spring;
it seems to me far more cheerful to reckon the year
by blossoms than by blight.
- Donald G. Mitchell

Thank God, I never was cheerful.
I come from the happy stock of the Mathers,
who, as you remember, passed sweet mornings reflecting
on the goodness of God and the damnation of infants.
- Henry Brooks Adams

Blue is the male principle, stern and spiritual.
Yellow the female principle, gentle,
cheerful and sensual.
Red is matter, brutal and heavy and always the colour
which must be fought and vanquished by the other two.
- Franz Marc

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

The Negro people of America...
have cut our forests, tilled our fields,
built our railroads, fought our battles,
and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith,
a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit,
and an undivided loyalty .
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

No, I love the idea that someone changes.
As an actor it's always the thing that you look for.
He is someone who starts off bright,
cheerful and confident and then has everything taken away from him.
It's a wonderful journey to take.
- Stephen Fry

One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful.
Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place.
At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it;
but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
- Thomas Arnold

You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people.
Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure
on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow
yourself to say anything gloomy.
- Lydia M. Child

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

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance
about household matters -
from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number -
a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.
- Crystal Eastman

Helped are those who create anything at all,
for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception
and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe
that keeps them responsible and cheerful.
- Alice Walker

Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity
in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life
which springs from their cheerful willingness to let
life take the form it will.
- Alistair Cooke

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others
will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
- Helen Keller

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

Ride the storm. Cheer wildly.
Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember that life is an ADVENTURE, and cheer Whee...
all the way down the slippery razor-blade of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I honor you, Hero, for you do not play to the crowd.
You play to your own soul.
An audience of one fills the house with its appreciation and applause.
Others follow you, and may attempt to emulate you,
but that is not why you are a hero.
Fame may smile upon you, or it may not.
The world may cheer your name, or you may be the unknown warrior
who rescued comrades in battle,
or taught a young girl how to shed tears of joy.
Whatever you did, you did not do for fame.
If you had, you would not be a Hero.
You are a Hero for your bold courageous inspired action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings
to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

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.
- Margaret Thatcher

There is no investment you can make which will pay
you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good
cheer through your establishment.
- Orison Swett Marden

Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.
- Walter Scott

By all these lovely tokens September days are here,
With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

We are very near the end, but have not and will not lose our good cheer.
- Robert Falcon Scott

After every storm the sun will smile;
for every problem there is a solution,
and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
- William R. Alger

The saloon is a liar.
It promises good cheer and sends sorrow.
- Billy Sunday

We cheer everyone who goes off to Hollywood and tells
American stories but telling Australian stories is
the greatest thing you can do.
- Yahoo Serious

I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit.
It is good for me to have been afflicted,
that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
- Charles Spurgeon

Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone;
at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
- Elbert Hubbard

The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for
you or to cheer for you is when a player is made.
- Tim Duncan

At Christmas play and make good cheer,
for Christmas comes but once a year.
- Thomas Tusser

Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that
the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
- James Russell Lowell

The best of healers is good cheer.
- Pindar

A boo is a lot louder than a cheer.
If you have 10 people cheering and one person booing,
all you hear is the booing.
- Lance Armstrong

She knows I'm her biggest fan, I cheer for her louder than anybody.
- Nick Lachey

Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us,
and only for those who were willing to fail are the
dangers and splendors of life.
- Carl Sandburg

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

No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today,
enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold,
it would be a merrier world.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes
hardest to bear are those which never come.
- Amy Lowell

When it was my turn, I just skated out and heard this huge cheer.
It was very touching considering the bad circumstances
under which I had left the team and that I had been away for four years.
- Ted Lindsay

It's human nature to be curious about people,
and to be more curious about young people than old people.
We want to cheer something on at the same time we want to tear it down.
That's just so normal.
- Amy Grant


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