|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| A cheerful temper joined with innocence will make beauty attractive, knowledge delightful and wit good-natured.|
AddisonThe Tatler. No. 192.
|Cheered up himself with ends of verse|
And sayings of philosophers.
ButlerHudibras. Pt. I. Canto III. L. 1,011.
|Cheerful at morn he wakes from short repose,|
Breathes the keen air, and carols as he goes.
GoldsmithThe Traveller. L. 1,853.
|A cheerful look makes a dish a feast.|
|Cheer up, the worst is yet to come.|
Philander Johnson. See Everybodys Magazine. May, 1920. P. 36. See TennysonSea Dreams, L. 5 from end.
| It is good|
To lengthen to the last a sunny mood.
LowellLegend of Brittany. Pt. I. St. 35.
|Leve fit quod bene fertur onus.|
That load becomes light which is cheerfully borne.
OvidAmorum. I. 2. 10.
| Had she been light, like you,|
Of such a merry, nimble, stirring spirit,
She might ha been a grandam ere she died;
And so may you; for a light heart lives long.
Loves Labours Lost. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 15.
| Look cheerfully upon me.|
Here, love; thou seest how dilgent I am.
Taming of the Shrew. Act IV. Sc. 3. L. 38.
|He makes a Julys day short as December,|
And with his varying childness cures in me
Thoughts that would thick my blood.
Winters Tale. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 169.
|A cheerful life is what the Muses love,|
A soaring spirit is their prime delight.
WordsworthFrom the Dark Chambers.
|Corn shall make the young men cheerful.|
Zachariah. IX. 17.