Grin and bear it is old
Grin and bear it is old-fashioned advice, but sing and bear it is a great deal better.—Charles Spurgeon*
* Charles H. Spurgeon, John Ploughman’s Talks (New York: Sheldon & Company, n.d.), 35.
Morgan, Robert J.: Nelson's Complete Book of Stories, Illustrations, and Quotes. electronic ed. Nashville : Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2000, S. 599