“A glad heart lights up the face, but an anguished heart breaks the spirit.”—Proverbs 13:15
“Smile at each other. Smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other -- it doesn’t matter who it is -- and that will help to grow up in greater love for each other.”
– St. Teresa of Calcutta
"The true way to advance in holy virtues is to persevere in a holy cheerfulness." - St. Philip Neri
"Far from being timid, morose, acerbic or melancholy, or putting on a dreary face, the saints are joyful and full of good humor." – Pope Francis
“Joy is the serious business of heaven.” -- C.S. Lewis
"One filled with Joy preaches without preaching." -- St. Teresa of Calcutta
“Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.” ― St. Thérèse de Lisieux
“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”
– Mother Teresa
"You ask me whether I am in good spirits. How could I not be so? As long as Faith gives me strength I will always be joyful!" – Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati
“Don’t wait until you are old to start becoming a saint. Begin right now. Cheerfully and joyfully, by fulfilling the duties of your work and of your everyday life.”
St. Josemaria Escriva
"People are made for happiness. Rightly you thirst for happiness. Christ has the answer to this desire. But he asks you to trust Him." - Pope St. John Paul II
“A sad nun is a bad nun.”— St. Teresa of Avila