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Cheerfulness is a friend to grace; it puts the heart in tune to praise God, and so honors religion by proclaiming to the world that we serve a good master. Be serious, yet cheerful. Rejoice in the Lord always.

    Author: Thomas Watson

God bless the good-natured, for they bless everybody else.

    Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Mirth is God's medicine. Everybody ought to bathe in it. Grim care, moroseness, anxiety - all this rust of life ought to be scoured off by the oil of mirth. It is better than emery. Every man ought to rub himself with it.

    Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Learn good-humor, never to oppose without just reason; abate some degree of pride and moroseness.

    Author: Isaac Watts

When two or three sciences are pursued at the same time if one of them be dry, as logic, let another be more entertaining, to secure the mind from weariness.

    Author: Isaac Watts

It is a sign the oil of grace hath been poured into the heart "when the oil of gladness" shines on the countenance. Cheerfulness credits religion.

    Author: Thomas Watson

Exactness in little duties is a wonderful source of cheerfulness.

    Author: Frederick W. Faber

Foolish talking and jesting are not the ways in which Christian cheerfulness should express itself, but rather "giving of thanks" (Eph. 5:4). Religion is the source of joy and gladness, but its joy is expressed in a religious way, in thanksgiving and praise.

    Author: Charles Hodge

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