An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Sometimes just a smile on our face can help to make this world a better place. Stand up for the things that are right. Try to talk things out instead of fight. Lend a hand when you can, get involved this is good. You can help to make a difference in your neighborhood.


Robert Alan


The rain may be falling hard outside, But your smile makes it all alright. I'm so glad that you're my friend. I know our friendship will never end.


Robert Alan


If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning "Good morning" at total strangers.


Maya Angelou (1928-, African-American poet, writer, performer)

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Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.


Les Brown (1945-, American speaker, author, trainer, motivator,)


Smile and others will smile back. Smile to show how transparent, how candid you are. Smile if you have nothing to say. Most of all, do not hide the fact you have nothing to say nor your total indifference to others. Let this emptiness, this profound indifference shine out spontaneously in your smile.


Jean Baudrillard (French postmodern philosopher, writer)


Something of a person's character may be observed by how they smile. Some never smile they only grin.


John Christian Bovee (1820-1904, American author, lawyer)


Thinking a smile all the time will keep your face youthful.


Frank Gelett Burgess (1866-1951, American writer, humorist)


Smiles form the channel of a future tear.


Lord Byron (1788-1824, British poet)


She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.


Raymond Chandler (1888-1959, American author)


We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.


William Ellery Channing (1780-1842, American Unitarian minister, author)


Most smiles are started by another smile.


Frank A. Clark


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 (1819-1880, British novelist)


Start off everyday with a simple smile and get it over with.


W. C. Fields (1879-1946, American actor)


If you're not using your smile, you're like a man with a million dollars in the bank and no checkbook.


Les Giblin


Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.


Thomas Gray (1716-1771, British poet)


Smiles are the language of love.


David Hare (1947-, British playwright, director)


Smile, damn it !! Smile.


Dame Sybil Hathaway


Smile, it's better than a poke in the eye.


Doug Horton


Smile, it's free therapy.


Doug Horton


If you haven't seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven't seen her smile her prettiest.


Kin Hubbard (1868-1930, American humorist, journalist)


You've got to get up every morning with a smile on your face, and show the world all the love in your heart.


Carole King


You've got to get up every morning with a smile on your face, and show the world all the love in your heart.


Carole King


There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.


Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801, Swiss theologian, mystic)


A smile is the chosen vehicle for all ambiguities.


Herman Melville (1819-1891, American author)


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 you to grow up in greater love for each other.


Mother Teresa (1910-1997, Albanian-born Roman Catholic missionary)


The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.


Thomas Paine (1737-1809, Anglo-American political theorist, writer)


A smile is worth a thousand words.


American Proverb (Sayings of American origin)


A smile cures the wounding of a frown.


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)


One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)

Source: Hamlet


A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.


Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892, British poet)


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.


Mark Twain (1835-1910, American humorist, writer)


A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.


Author Unknown


A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.


Author Unknown


A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.


Author Unknown


A smile on the face is a sign that the heart is at home.


Author Unknown


A winning smile makes winners of us all.


Author Unknown


All people smile in the same language.


Author Unknown


Attitude Adjuster: When you smile at someone, nine times out of 10 the other person will smile back and you've made two people's days brighter and better.


Author Unknown


Children smile on the average 400 times/day; Adults -- 15 times/day. Ever wonder why?


Author Unknown


If I thought that a smile of mine, might linger the whole day through and lighten some heart with a heavier part, I'd not withhold it -- Would you?


Author Unknown


It takes 26 muscles to smile, and 62 muscles to frown.


Author Unknown


Smile; It's the second best thing one can do with one's lips.


Author Unknown


There are hundreds of languages in the world but a smile speaks them all.


Author Unknown


Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. A spark of kindness starts a fire of love.


Author Unknown


You can say no and smile only when there's a bigger yes burning inside you


Author Unknown


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


Author Unknown


A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.


Denis Waitley (1933-, American author, speaker, trainer, peak performance expert)

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A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.


William A. Ward


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