It is less a question of temperament than of deliberate choice. Some people radiate happiness, others misery and environment has little to do with it.
A spirit of discontent can spoil any occupation just as a spirit of friendliness and open-heartedness can sweeten it.
The coming of a disagreeable person into a hitherto harmonious gathering will often create discord all around.
Hate, and you will wretched, love, and you will brighten life and be uplifted.
One great-souled person can put courage into a thousand; one mean-hearted and malignant can demoralise a host.
Meet the world with a smile and it will smile back; encounter it with a scowl and it will scowl back.
It is as easy to infuse a spirit of hope and goodwill as to do the opposite, but the one makes for life and the other for 'death'.
As a wise man said:-
"What is called a narrow sphere does not matter much. A broad mind is not cramped by a narrow sphere."
Submit Your Own Article