Let my soul smile through my heart
and my heart smile through my eyes,
that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
Too often we underestimate the power of
a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,
an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
A smile is the light in your window
that tells others that there is a
caring, sharing person inside.
After every storm the sun will smile;
for every problem there is a solution,
and the soul’s indefeasible duty
is to be of good cheer.
~William R. Alger
Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life,
The evening beam that smiles the clouds away,
and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile
can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions –
the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile,
a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
~Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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.
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.
Because of your smile,
you make life more beautiful.
~Thich Nhat Hanh
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence
and more than any other one thing
a smile reassures them.
A smile is the
When I smiled at them, they scarcely believed it; the light of my face was precious to them. ~Job 29:24 ✝
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