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The way to cheerfulness is to keep our bodies in exercise and our minds at ease.

To be free-minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meals, and of sleep, and of exercise, is one of the best precepts of long-lasting.

To be happy, the passions must be cheerful and gay, not gloomy and melancholy. A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow, real poverty.

To make knowledge valuable, you must have the cheerfulness of wisdom. Goodness smiles to the last.

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, altogether past calculation its powers of endurance. Efforts, to be permanently useful, must be uniformly joyous, - a spirit all sunshine, graceful from very gladness, beautiful because bright.

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.

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

You have not fulfilled every duty unless you have fulfilled that of being cheerful and pleasant.


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