Better by far you should forget and smile, than that you should remember and be sad.
—Christina Rossetti (1830–94) English Poet, Hymn Writer
Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
—Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941) Bengali Poet, Polymath
As smile is a curve that can set things straight.
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
Always wear a smile. The gift of life will then be yours to give.
—Nachman of Breslov (1772–1810) Ukrainian Jewish Rabbi
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
—Phyllis Diller (b.1917) American Actor, Comedian
Start every day with a smile, and get it over with.
—W. C. Fields (1880–1946) American Actor, Comedian, Writer
Never frown because you never know who might be falling in love with your smile.
Wear a smile — one size fits all.
A smile shortens the distance between two people.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks almost instantly.
—Bits and Pieces
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
—Thich Nhat Hanh (b.1926) Vietnamese Buddhist Religious Leader, Teacher, Author, Peace Activist
You haven’t lost your smile at all, it’s right under your nose. You just forgot it was there.
The hardest thing you can do is smile when you are ill, in pain, or depressed. But this no-cost remedy is a necessary first half-step if you are to start on the road to recovery.
—Allen Klein (1931–2009) American Businessperson
The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.
—Leo Buscaglia (1924–98) American Motivational Speaker
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
—William Arthur Ward (1921–94) American Author
If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.
—Andy Rooney (b.1919) American Writer, Humorist, TV Personality
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
—Mark Twain (1835–1910) American Humorist
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
—Charles Reade (1814-84) English Novelist, Playwright
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 (1929–2007) French Sociologist, Philosopher
It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.
—Muriel Spark (1918–2006) Scottish Novelist, Short-story Writer, Poet
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy — the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first-born babe, and assures it of a mother’s love.
—Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1796–1865) Canadian Author, Humorist, Businessperson, Judge
A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities.
—Herman Melville (1819–91) American Novelist, Short Story Writer, Essayist, Poet