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There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament. - Henry Van Dyke


Exercise ferments the humours, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigour, nor the soul act with cheerfulness. - Joseph Addison


The most manifest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness; her state is like that in the regions above the moon, always clear and serene. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne


Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman, repose in energy. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Tobacco and opium have broad backs, and will cheerfully carry the load of armies, if you choose to make them pay high for such joy as they give and such harm as they do. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labour under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful. - Thomas Arnold


A reformer is one who sets forth cheerfully toward sure defeat. - Lydia Maria Child


At night returning, every labour sped, He sits him down, the monarch of a shed; Smiles by his cheerful fire, and round surveys His children's looks, that brighten at the blaze; While his lov'd partner, boastful of her hoard, Displays her cleanly platter on the board. - Oliver Goldsmith