Perking: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations Perking ndash; BriskThis strange disease of modern life with its brisk hurry and divided aims.ndash;Matthew ArnoldWhen the brisk minor pants for twenty-one.ndash;Alexander PopePerking ndash; CheerfulTo keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.ndash;Thomas AldrichOptimism is the cheerful frame of mind that enables a teakettle to sing, though in hot water up to its nose.ndash;AnonymousThe Lord loves a cheerful giver. He also accepts from a grouch.ndash;AnonymousThose who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.ndash;Diane BauerYou have not fulfilled every duty unless you have fulfilled that of being cheerful and pleasant.ndash;C. C. BuxtonChildhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.ndash;Lydia Maria ChildThe lessons of paternalism ought to be unlearned and the better lesson taught that while the people should patriotically and cheerfully support their Government, its functions do not include the support of the people.ndash;Grover ClevelandA man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.ndash;Norman Douglas
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