This is a compilation of thoughts and quotes that I have found or written recently, as well as many that I've collected throughout the years. Most thoughts are posted randomly, as I feel inspired. A listing of quotes can be found alphabetically (check the 2008 and 2009 archives listing), or by source.

Feel free to suggest additions!


“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” – Proverbs 23:7

Monday, January 5, 2009

Smile Quotes

1. A smile is the shortest distance between two people. - Victor Borge

2. You're never fully dressed without a smile. - "Annie" by Martin Charnin

3. The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on. - Robert Bloch

4. Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. - Mother Teresa

5. You haven't lost your smile at all, it's right under your nose. You just forgot it was there. - Unknown

6. Sometimes joy is the source of your smile... and sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. – Thich Nhat Hanh

7. A smile is a window on your face that shows your heart is at home. - Unknown

8. Our work-a-day lives are filled with opportunities to bless others. The power of a single glance or an encouraging smile must never be underestimated. - G. Richard Rieger

9. Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we live for if not to make the world less difficult for each other? - George Eliot

10. If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. - Maya Angelou

11. People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile. - Lee Mildon

12. Smiling is infectious; you can catch it like the flu. Someone smiled at me today, and I started smiling too. - Anonymous

13. If you smile at someone, they might smile back. - Unknown

14. A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks. - Charles Gordy

15. A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. - Phyllis Diller

16. Start every day with a smile and get it over with. - W.C.Fields

17. If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it. - Andy Rooney

18. Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it. - Unknown

19. A smile is a universal welcome. - Max Eastman

20. All the statistics in the world can’t measure the warmth of a smile. - Chris Hart

21. Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. - Charles Reade

22. A smile can brighten the darkest day. - Unknown

23. Wear a smile – one size fits all. - Unknown

24. Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available. -Jim Beggs

25. Every day you spend without a smile is a lost day. - Unknown

26. It takes seventeen muscles to smile and forty-three to frown. - Unknown

27. I have never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful. - Unknown

28. Never frown when you are sad, because you never know who loves you for your smile. - Justine Milton

29. Wake up with a smile and go after life... Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it. - Joe Knapp

30. What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. - Joseph Addison

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