94+ Best Cheerful Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Cheerful Quotes

Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well. — James Freeman Clarke

I’m basically quite a cheerful person. — Kenneth Branagh

A good mother remembers to serve fruit at breakfast, is always cheerful and never yells, manages not to project her own neuroses and inadequacies onto her children, is an active and beloved community volunteer. She remembers to make play dates, her children’s clothes fit, she does art projects with them and enjoys all their games. — Ayelet Waldman

A happy woman is one who has no cares at all; a cheerful woman is one who has cares but doesn’t let them get her down. — Beverly Sills

Oh yes, there’s lots of great food in America. But the fast food is about as destructive and evil as it gets. It celebrates a mentality of sloth, convenience, and a cheerful embrace of food we know is hurting us. — Anthony Bourdain

I think I’m a fun flatmate. I’m always cheerful. I go on tour with my band so it’s 12 people on one bus and I feel like I’m the one who’s happy in the morning. I’m not a chaotic person, but I might slack off on doing the dishes from time to time. — Zooey Deschanel

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

I am quite a cheerful, dark person. On the outside, I’m optimistic but I expect the worst to happen. — Meg Rosoff

People always tell me my books are so dark; I don’t think they’re particularly dark. I’m not like that. I’m quite a cheerful soul. — Ruth Rendell

Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks. — Jimmy Breslin

Whereas in the past optimism had been regarded as rather shallow – because ‘oh well, it’s just your temperament, you happen to be just a cheerful sort of person’ – what I wanted to do was to establish that in fact it is the pessimists who are allowing all kinds of errors to creep into their work. — Colin Wilson

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters – from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer’s telephone number – a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him. — Crystal Eastman

I don’t know if I’m relentlessly cheerful… more consistently relaxed. — George Ezra

I love better to count time from spring to spring; it seems to me far more cheerful to reckon the year by blossoms than by blight. — Donald G. Mitchell

The same tools that make any writer good, plus a cheerful willingness to suspend belief. — Fred Saberhagen

This idea about cheerful thinking, a digital platform for people to present their ideas, organise events around the country – that is what I am focused on building: a digital think-tank for the modern age that can help show people things can be better; the world can be different. — Ed Miliband

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age. — Lydia M. Child

When the mind has once formed the habit of holding cheerful, happy, prosperous pictures, it will not be easy to form the opposite habit. — Orison Swett Marden

I don’t think you should have to try to be nice, I think most people are nice. I think being cheerful and nice is just a politeness. — Graham Norton

So I have people who tweet and ask me, ‘You can’t be this happy all the time. You can’t be this cheerful.’ Well, yes I am. From where I’ve come from and my family and what I see as real struggles in day to day life, through my reporting. I’m never going to look at challenges. — Tamron Hall

I think that the point of being an architect is to help raise the experience of everyday living, even a little. Putting a window where people would really like one. Making sure a shaving mirror in a hotel bathroom is at the right angle. Making bureaucratic buildings that are somehow cheerful. — David Chipperfield

There is inestimable blessing in a cheerful spirit. When the soul throws its windows wide open, letting in the sunshine, and presenting to all who see it the evidence of its gladness, it is not only happy, but it has an unspeakable power of doing good. — Orison Swett Marden

Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman. — George Gissing

Sweetheart,’ ‘darling,’ ‘luv.’ I like these words; they fit me like a comfortable old pullover. I remember them from childhood; that’s what innocent little boys were called by cheerful aunties back then, to make them feel welcome and secure in the world. — Michael Leunig

I am never so happy as when I am really engaged in good earnest, & it makes me must wonderfully cheerful & merry at other times, which is curious & very satisfactory. — Ada Lovelace

We should have scant notion of the gardens of these New England colonists in the seventeenth century were it not for a cheerful traveller named John Josselyn, a man of everyday tastes and much inquisitiveness, and the pleasing literary style which comes from directness, and an absence of self-consciousness. — Alice Morse Earle

I am bowled over by the massive number of remarkable people who face down the fact that no, they are not going to be film directors, famous artists, or billionaire entrepreneurs and still come out the other side as cheerful, decent, gracious human beings. — Lionel Shriver

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner. — Norman Douglas

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

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. — Saint Augustine

A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation… is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run. — George Matthew Adams

A lot of my paintings have quite negative meanings, but painted in a bright and cheerful way. — Ben Eine

One thing I struggled with early in my career was the delicate balance between my performance and my identity. When things on the field went well, I was cheerful and felt important. When things went poorly, my countenance and self-concept plummeted, and I was not pleasant to be around. — Benjamin Watson

Everybody knows the Lord loveth a cheerful giver. — George Washington Cable

All my life, I’ve been sort of a professional optimist, full of good cheer about matters political and journalistic. I always thought I’d get older and become an unnaturally cheerful old fart. But it’s not happening. — Molly Ivins

The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man are fixed upon the same creation; but very different are the aspects which it bears to them. — Albert Pike

Well I don’t know that I’m okay any more than anyone else is okay, I lead a happy life and a very full one – I have a happy marriage and my kids are all cheerful, and no one is finding fault with me, personally. — L. Ron Hubbard

Religion is life inspired by Heavenly Love; and life is something fresh and cheerful and vigorous. — Lucy Larcom

I’d love, love, love to do a comedy. I can’t imagine being on set and being happy and cheerful. That seems so foreign. — Maika Monroe

It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer. — Orison Swett Marden

When I had cancer, people were surprised at how cheerful and upbeat I was, but I couldn’t let myself go to depression – to go there, that defeat would allow everything in. If you look too far into the abyss, you might never come out again. You can stand on the abyss and peep but not give in to sadness. — Sam Taylor-Johnson

Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful. — Alice Walker

The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man. — Leigh Hunt

Life satisfaction essentially measures cheerful moods, so it is not entitled to a central place in any theory that aims to be more than a happiology. — Martin Seligman

Blue is the male principle, stern and spiritual. Yellow the female principle, gentle, cheerful and sensual. Red is matter, brutal and heavy and always the colour which must be fought and vanquished by the other two. — Franz Marc

Judi Dench is incredible. She takes acting to another level. She is a thorough professional. She is always smiling and cheerful. She painstakingly rehearses with co-stars and allows you to be natural. — Tena Desae

I wasn’t the best waitress in the world, but I was cheerful and worked hard. — Lucy Alibar

My father was a psychiatrist, the medical director of a mental hospital in Scotland, and when I was a student, I took vacation jobs there as a nursing assistant. So I did get to see mental illness, but I don’t remember conversations about mental conditions. My father was a cheerful man with a robust attitude to such things. — Morag Joss

I tend to think the world is a bit of a miserable place, so anyone who can add to people’s optimistic, cheerful side is doing a good job, which is what I hope I’m doing. — Jo Brand

Nowadays, people don’t ask you how you are, they say, ‘Are you busy?’ meaning, ‘Are you well?’ If someone actually does ask you how you are, the most cheerful answer, of course, is a robust ‘Busy!’ to which the person will reply ‘Good!’ — Jo Ann Davis

Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will. — Alistair Cooke

I was surprised to see so many fans recognized me when I visited Japan on a personal trip. I think fans like me because of my healthy, bright, and cheerful energy. — Park Shin-hye

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

I have always been – I think any student of history almost inevitably is – a cheerful pessimist. — Jacques Barzun

I always found the Chicago audience to be a smart, fast-moving, violent and cheerful lot, and it’s always good to be back. — Henry Rollins

I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition. — Samuel Pepys

I don’t have any down days. If anybody who knows me comes into our locker room, they know I’m happy; they know I’m cheerful. — Darnell Dockett

The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not. — Ellen G. White

Thank God, I never was cheerful. I come from the happy stock of the Mathers, who, as you remember, passed sweet mornings reflecting on the goodness of God and the damnation of infants. — Henry Adams

If I’m going through life broke, I might as well live in the company of cheerful idiots like actors. — Peter Finch

I survived turning 60, I was not thrilled to turn 61, I was less thrilled to turn 62, I didn’t much like being 63, I loathed being 64, and I will hate being 65. I don’t let on about such things in person; in person, I am cheerful and Pollyanna-ish. But the honest truth is that it’s sad to be over 60. — Nora Ephron

The cosmetics world and mentalism are both arenas of deception, but I suppose the difference is that mentalists and magicians are more honest about it. People tell me I have good skin, and I tell them the magic secret is E45 cream: cheap, cheerful, and very effective. — Keith Barry

The old saying, ‘An army marches on its stomach’ has never been more true than in film and television. If it’s good, cheerful, and exciting and full of great yummy things, then everyone does really well. If it’s the opposite, it’s very disappointing. — Rupert Friend

He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter. — Isaac Barrow

The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it’s cheerful and melancholy at the same time, and I think it comes from that shadow string, the double strings. — Rita Dove

In my own life I know that my state of cheerfulness is a reliable gauge of my level of spiritual enlightenment at that moment. The more cheerful, happy, contented, and satisfied I am feeling, the more aware I am of my deep connection to Spirit. — Wayne Dyer

You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy. — Lydia M. Child

Vaudeville was characterized by sunny optimism, acts that were uplifting, cheerful, and clean. It provided a fanciful, magical escape, but after Black Friday, the tone of American entertainment changed almost overnight. — Karen Abbott

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old. — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

You may have gathered that I am not the most cheerful of revellers – some characterise me as the death and soullessness of any party but it wasn’t always so, believe me. — Will Self

Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

For me, it’s mostly about having stuff on the street. You’re walking down the street, you do it every day, and suddenly there’s something that wasn’t there yesterday: something bright and cheerful and different. It might stay there for a year; maybe it will disappear. — Ben Eine

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance. — King Solomon

Send out a cheerful, positive greeting, and most of the time you will get back a cheerful, positive greeting. It’s also true that if you send out a negative greeting, you will, in most cases, get back a negative greeting. — Zig Ziglar

I am cheerful. I don’t know if I’m happy. There is a difference, you know. — Tom Robbins

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition. — Martha Washington

Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old. — Tryon Edwards

Pete Seeger is a modest, unassuming, cheerful, and kind-natured man. He’s a good folk singer, if you can stand folk singing. And he’s such an excellent banjo player that you almost don’t wish you had a pair of wire cutters. — P. J. O’Rourke

I grew up with the Gene Kelly look at war. The cheerful kind of stories you tell about a horrendous war. — Tim O’Brien

Web 2.0 ideas have a chirpy, cheerful rhetoric to them, but I think they consistently express a profound pessimism about humans, human nature and the human future. — Jaron Lanier

My brother Alan – who was seven years younger than me – died from leukemia when he was 52. He never knew a day’s good health – I wish I could have given him some of my good health. But he was always so cheerful and sweet. — Brian Blessed

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 labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful. — Thomas Arnold

Bright reds – scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson or cherry – are very cheerful and youthful. There is certainly a red for everyone. — Christian Dior

No, I love the idea that someone changes. As an actor it’s always the thing that you look for. He is someone who starts off bright, cheerful and confident and then has everything taken away from him. It’s a wonderful journey to take. — Stephen Fry

I’m very cheerful about coming back to the U.K. We increasingly found ourselves gravitating towards London. There was so much going on for our business, and we had grown substantially here. — Jim Ratcliffe

Happiness is in our own hearts. I have no regrets of anything in the past. I’m totally cheerful and happy, and I think that a lot of your attitude is not in the circumstances you find yourself in, but in the circumstances you make for yourself. — Maeve Binchy

I think it’s brain chemistry. I’m a positive, cheerful person, and I think it is absolutely the luck of the draw. I think the life I have had has come largely from the chemicals in my head. I see my life as good, and I think, a lot of times, if you see your life as good, then that’s how it turns out. — Ann Patchett

The Negro people of America… have cut our forests, tilled our fields, built our railroads, fought our battles, and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith, a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit, and an undivided loyalty . — Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. — Amos Bronson Alcott

I have always played the cheerful girl next door, especially on the Internet, and this film is a break from that. My character is more moody and bratty in ‘Karwaan.’ — Mithila Palkar

I have always been a left-winger and an outsider. I loved being that. I was perfectly cheerful with that role. Then suddenly, you’re one of the talking heads on ‘Nightline,’ and you think you must have sold out. — Molly Ivins

The landlord of colonial days may not have been the greatest man in town, but he was certainly the best-known, often the most popular, and ever the most picturesque and cheerful figure. — Alice Morse Earle

Divorced women, compared to married women, are less satisfied with their lives, which is not surprising. But they’re actually more cheerful, when you look at the average mood they’re in in the course of the day. — Daniel Kahneman

The human body is a steed that goes freest and longest under a light rider, and the lightest of all riders is a cheerful heart. — John Burroughs

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