Cheerful Quotes

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Mother Teresa
“These are the few ways we can practice humility:

To speak as little as possible of one's self.

To mind one's own business.

Not to want to manage other people's affairs.

To avoid curiosity.

To accept contradictions and correction cheerfully.

To pass over the mistakes of others.

To accept insults and injuries.

To accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked.

To be kind and gentle even under provocation.

Never to stand on one's dignity.

To choose always the hardest.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living

G.K. Chesterton
“Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.”
G.K. Chesterton

Coco J. Ginger
“It's a finger snapping kind of day.”
Jamie Weise

Dante Alighieri
“Here sighs and cries and shrieks of lamentation
echoed throughout the starless air of Hell;
at first these sounds resounding made me weep:

tongues confused, a language strained in anguish
with cadences of anger, shrill outcries
and raucous groans that joined with sounds of hands,
raising a whirling storm that turns itself
forever through that air of endless black,
like grains of sand swirling when a whirlwind blows.

And I, in the midst of all this circling horror,
began, "Teacher, what are these sounds I hear?
What souls are these so overwhelmed by grief?"

And he to me: "This wretched state of being
is the fate of those sad souls who lived a life
but lived it with no blame and with no praise.
They are mixed with that repulsive choir of angels
neither faithful nor unfaithful to their God,
who undecided stood but for themselves.

Heaven, to keep its beauty, cast them out,
but even Hell itself would not receive them,
for fear the damned might glory over them."

And I. "Master, what torments do they suffer
that force them to lament so bitterly?"
He answered: "I will tell you in few words:

these wretches have no hope of truly dying,
and this blind life they lead is so abject
it makes them envy every other fate.

The world will not record their having been there;
Heaven's mercy and its justice turn from them.
Let's not discuss them; look and pass them by...”
Dante Alighieri

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
“Learn the sweet magic of a cheerful face.”
Oliver Wendall Holmes

“Find magic in the little things, and the big things you always expected will start to show up.”
Isa Zapata

Sri Chinmoy
“Remain cheerful,
For nothing destructive can pierce through
The solid wall of cheerfulness.”
Sri Chinmoy, The Wings of Joy: Finding Your Path to Inner Peace

L.M. Montgomery
“The only fault he found with her was that she did not sing at her work.
“Folks should always sing at their work,” he insisted. “Sounds cheerful-like.”
“Not always,” retorted Valancy. “Fancy a butcher singing at his work. Or an undertaker.”
L.M. Montgomery, The Blue Castle

Захар Прилепин
“Судьбу не обманешь, а мы - будем! будем! будем ее обманывать ! Потому что - нефига. Мы сюда пришли радоваться судьбе. Пусть она давно, как леший, сидит у нас на плечах, тяжелая, как смертный грех. Все равно будем радоваться и кутить.”
Захар Прилепин

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Celebrate life in a cheerful mood.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Nikolai Gogol
“Everywhere, despite all the sorrows from which our lives are woven, there will flash a glittering dream of joy, just like a brilliant carriage with gold trappings, fairytale steeds, sparkling windows which suddenly appears from nowhere and flashes past some wretched backwater village, which has never seen anything other than farm carts, and for a long time after the peasants remain standing, mouths agape and caps still doffed, although the wondrous carriage has long since passed from view”
Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls

“कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते माँ फलेषु कदाचन। माँ कर्मफलहेतुर्भूर्मा ते सङ्गोऽस्त्वकर्मणि॥”
Mr. Ranchod

Trishna Damodar
“Everyday make it a point to be the reason for someone's smile.”
Trishna Damodar

Tom Holt
“I’m perfectly cheerful, thank you,’ said Flosshilde coldly.”
Tom Holt, Expecting Someone Taller

“A baby's cheerful smile is the best antidepressant for overworked, tired and depressed parents.”

“Never forget that people need what you need and people need what you have.”
Kingsley Opuwari Manuel

Elizabeth Lim
“You know, everyone says the duchess is such a terrible mistress, but you don't seem to be that afraid of her."
"I'm not," Cinderella admitted. "I've seen real cruelty, and the duchess is not even close. She can be difficult, but her heart is in the right place. Besides, she likes Bruno, and since adopting him, she's been kind to me."
"Maybe, but I think there's more to it than Bruno," determined Louisa. "You just seem so cheerful, Cinderella- cheerful yet sad. I don't know how to explain it, but I bet people find it difficult being angry with you. I wonder if that's why the duchess likes you so much. Even Aunt Irmina does, even if she won't admit it.”
Elizabeth Lim, So This is Love

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Whoever is content is cheerful.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“To be content is to be cheerful.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“A cheerful spirit make th a happy soul. Be of good cheer.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“A good cheer is a great charm.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Capture the moment in a cheerful mood.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Mehmet Murat ildan
“The people that humanity needs most are those who manage to be cheerful even on a frightening dark street, because high morale is the best form of struggle against darkness!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Contended soul, cheerful spirit.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Content spirit, Cheerful soul.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“There is nothing like a cheerful contended life.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“Most important decision we should make every morning is to be happy and cheerful throughout the day. This one decision has the power to make our life magical.”
Purvi Raniga

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Whoever is content must be cheerful.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“He who is cheerful is content with his lot.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Anne Frank
“But you're always a help to me!" he said.
"How?" I asked, greatly surprised.
"By being cheerful.”
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

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