Top 55 Cheerful Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Cheerful Quotes from famous people such as Daniel Kahneman, Henry Van Dyke, Michael Leunig, Lydia M. Child, Tom Robbins, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Divorced women, compared to married women, are less sat

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
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
Henry Van Dyke
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
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
Lydia M. Child
I am cheerful. I don’t know if I’m happy. There is a difference, you know.
Tom Robbins
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 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
20 or 30 exclamation points can go a long way to making the tone of your email excited and cheerful.
Sarah Cooper
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
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
Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks.
Jimmy Breslin
I grew up with the Gene Kelly look at war. The cheerful kind of stories you tell about a horrendous war.
Tim O’Brien
Misery and sorrow, I don’t want to have anything to do with them. I always want to be happy and cheerful.
P. T. Usha
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
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
Everybody knows the Lord loveth a cheerful giver.
George Washington Cable
Being blond just makes me feel happier, like when the sun’s hitting you. The blond pops. It’s cheerful.
Tinsley Mortimer
I am quite a cheerful, dark person. On the outside, I’m optimistic but I expect the worst to happen.
Meg Rosoff
I have always been – I think any student of history almost inevitably is – a cheerful pessimist.
Jacques Barzun
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
King Solomon
The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man.
Leigh Hunt
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
If I’m going through life broke, I might as well live in the company of cheerful idiots like actors.
Peter Finch
Anderson is a really lively guy, a really cheerful guy.
People have always complimented me for being cheerful and happy.
Jasmin Bhasin
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
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
I don’t know if I’m relentlessly cheerful… more consistently relaxed.
George Ezra
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
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
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
My brother Alan - who was seven years younger than me -

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
I accept that speculation, cheerful or otherwise, about the private life is something public figures must expect, but I am lucky enough to continue to enjoy the love and support of Victoria and my children, Claudia and Freddy, and to finally be at ease with myself.
Crispin Blunt
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
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
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
It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer.
Orison Swett Marden
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
A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation… is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
George Matthew Adams
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
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
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
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
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
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
O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.
Saint Augustine
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
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
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 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
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
He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter.
Isaac Barrow
Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.
James Freeman Clarke
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
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