65 Cheerful Quotes On Success In Life

These cheerful quotes will inspire you. Cheerful, feeling or showing happiness or causing happiness by its nature or appearance.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging cheerful quotes, cheerful sayings, and cheerful proverbs.

Best Cheerful Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.” ~ Saint Augustine
  3. “To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.” ~ Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  4. “Be cheerful — the problems that worry us most are those that never arrive.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  5. “To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
  6. “Good words are worth much, and cost little.” ~ George Herbert
  7. “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” ~ Mark Twain
  8. “Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.” ~ James Freeman Clarke
  9. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~ Marcel Proust

  10. “Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.” ~ Joseph Addison
  11. “A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine
  12. “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
  13. “I am still determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may be.” ~ Martha Washington
  14. “There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.” ~ Henry Van Dyke

  15. “The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.” ~ Michel de Montaigne
  16. “Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.” ~ Josh Billings
  17. “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
  18. “The sovereign voluntary path to cheerfulness, if our spontaneous cheerfulness be lost, is to sit up cheerfully, to look round cheerfully, and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there. If such conduct does not make you soon feel cheerful, nothing else on that occasion can.” ~ William James
  19. “A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.” ~ Norman Douglas

  20. “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
  21. “A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  22. “Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers, and are famous preservers of good looks.” ~ Charles Dickens
  23. “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
  24. “There is certainly a red for everyone.” ~ Christian Dior

  25. “Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  26. “To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism – this is the art of living.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine
  27. “Live in rooms full of light. Avoid heavy food. Be moderate in the drinking of wine. Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics. Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water. Change surroundings and take long journeys. Strictly avoid frightening ideas. Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements. Listen to music.” ~ Aulus Cornelius Celsus
  28. “An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.” ~ Thomas Fuller

  29. “Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.” ~ Thomas Carlyle , Cheerful quotes work
  30. “In my travels, I have found that those who keep Heaven in view remain serene and cheerful in the darkest day. If the glories of Heaven were more real to us, if we lived less for material things and more for things eternal and spiritual, we would be less easily disturbed by this present life.” ~ Billy Graham , Cheerful quotes life
  31. “Give cheerfully. If we’re not cheerful, the problem is our heart, and the solution is redirecting our heart, not withholding our giving.” ~ Randy Alcorn
  32. “A cheerful temper, joined with innocence will make beauty attractive, knowledge delightful, and wit good-natured.” ~ Joseph Addison
  33. “There is one thing one has to have either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art, and knowledge.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  34. “The first sign of your becoming religious is that you are becoming cheerful” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  35. “One must never have spared oneself, one must have acquired hardness as a habit to be cheerful and in good spirits in the midst of nothing but hard truths.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  36. “Developing a cheerful disposition can permit an atmosphere wherein one’s spirit can be nurtured and encouraged to blossom and bear fruit. Being pessimistic and negative about our experiences will not enhance the quality of our lives. A determination to be of good cheer can help us and those around us to enjoy life more fully.” ~ Barbara W. Winder
  37. “Nowadays, people don’t ask you how you are, they say, ‘Are you busy?’ meaning, ‘Are you well?’ If someone actually does ask you how you are, the most cheerful answer, of course, is a robust ‘Busy!’ to which the person will reply ‘Good!'” ~ Jo Ann Davis
  38. “The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness.” ~ Christian Nestell Bovee

  39. “A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation… is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.” ~ George Matthew Adams
  40. “Everybody knows the Lord loveth a cheerful giver.” ~ George Washington Cable
  41. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy.” ~ Marcel Proust
  42. “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
  43. “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
  44. “Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.” ~ Lydia M. Child

  45. “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
  46. “The person who can be only serious or only cheerful is but half a man.” ~ Leigh Hunt
  47. “Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.” ~ Edwin Percy Whipple
  48. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~ Friedrich Koenig
  49. “Of cheerfulness, or a good temper – the more it is spent, the more of it remains.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  50. “The sovereign voluntary path to cheerfulness, if our spontaneous cheerfulness be lost, is to sit up cheerfully, to look round cheerfully, and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there. If such conduct does not make you soon feel cheerful, nothing else on that occasion can. So to feel brave, act as if we were brave, use all our will to that end, and a courage-fit will very likely replace the fit of fear.” ~ William James
  51. “The secret of perfect health lies in keeping the mind always cheerful – never worried, never hurried, never borne down by any fear, thought, or anxiety.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  52. “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 Adams
  53. “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
  54. “Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us.” ~ Charlotte Bronte

  55. “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
  56. “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
  57. “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 color which must be fought and vanquished by the other two.” ~ Franz Marc
  58. “Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks.” ~ Jimmy Breslin

  59. “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
  60. “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
  61. “Nothing is more cheerful than talking about our friends’ shortcomings.” ~ Mason Cooley , Cheerful quotes friend
  62. “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
  63. “He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter.” ~ Isaac Barrow

  64. “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
  65. “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

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