Cheerful Quotes

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine. (Proverbs 17:22)

A great many worries can be diminished by realizing the unimportance of the matters, which is causing anxiety. Our doings are not so important as we naturally suppose; our successes and failures do not after all matter very much.

Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom.

A man, who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.

A light heart lives long. (Love’s Labour’s Lost)

I’m not happy, I’m cheerful. There’s a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them.

If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.

Do as your children do. They go to bed at night and sleep without worries. They don’t care whence they will get soup or bread tomorrow; they know that Father and Mother will take care of it.

We can always get along better by reason and love of truth than by worry of conscience and remorse. Harmful are these and evil, inasmuch as they form a particular kind of sadness; and the disadvantages of sadness I have already proved and shown that we should strive to keep worry from our life.

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