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Edwin Percy Whipple Quotes and Sayings

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Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and
satisfying result of strenuous discipline.
- Edwin Percy Whipple

Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is
as friendly to the mind as to the body.
- Joseph Addison

The Danish glee: the national version of cheerfulness.
- Georg Brandes

Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity.
Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

 

The principles of living greatly include the capacity
to face trouble with courage,
disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
- Thomas S. Monson

The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
- Michel de Montaigne

Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health.
- Arthur Murphy

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Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
- Thomas Fuller

You can't reason yourself back into cheerfulness any
more than you can reason yourself into an extra six inches in height.
- Stephen Fry

Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits,
are like hot water to a frozen limb.
- Benjamin Rush

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great
calamities with cheerfulness,
not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
- Aristotle

Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.
- William Feather

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

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

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best,
will breed in you temperance and self-control,
diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content,
and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
- Charles Kingsley

Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness
and good humor and with more real resignation to the
necessary course of things,
than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended
resignation to the will of God.
- Adam Smith

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

Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds,
and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a
kind of daylight in the mind,
and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
- Joseph Addison

With this sweet hope of ultimate acceptance with God,
I have always enjoyed much cheerfulness before men;
but I have at the same time laboured incessantly to
cultivate the deepest humiliation before God.
- Charles Simeon

As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor,
but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed,
and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure
in cheerfulness over their lot in life,
as indeed over anything.
- Albert J. Nock

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Do your best, and always accept life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Experience is the best teacher.
- Proverb

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes...
and the choices we make
are ultimately our responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you're doing your best,
you won't have any time to worry about failure.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.
- Andrew Carnegie

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

Success often grows best in the fertile soil of failure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to find yourself
is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I will do my best...
and then relax in the knowing
that I have done all I could.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Laughter is the best medicine.
- Anonymous

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca


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