The true source of cheerfulness is benevolence.
Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity. Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.
Cheerfulness is the very flower of health.
Cheerfulness is health; its opposite, melancholy, is disease
Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life, but will enable you to bring comfort and help to the weak-hearted and will console you in the sad hours
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health, and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
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.
Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thrive
Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
Cheerfulness in most cheerful people, is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline
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.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
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
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness