Quotes and Sayings about Smiles



"A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Circumstances, Smiles)

"A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn't climb over it."
- Arthur Baer
(Related: Smiles)

"Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that."
- David Bailey
(Related: Wife, Man, Smiles)

"It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem."
- Amelia Barr
(Related: Men, Women, Smiles, Tears)

"Every man who is high up likes to think he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that. It's our only joke. Every woman knows that."
- J. M. Barrie
(Related: Wife, Man, Smiles, Woman)

"Every man who is high up likes to think that he has done it all himself, and the wife smiles and lets it go at that."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Wife, Man, Smiles)

"Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death."
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Death, Love, God, Smiles, Tears)

"And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Death, Smiles)

"Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have been."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Smiles, Will)

"I have walked away from friendships when I've realized that someone smiles to someone's face and talks about them the minute they walk out of a room. I have no room in my life for that kind of negative energy anymore."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Life, Negative, Energy, Smiles)

"Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Life, Clouds, Evening, Smiles, Storms, Tomorrow)

"Smiles form the channels of a future tear."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Future, Smiles)

"True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Humor, Love, Lie, Heart, Contempt, Laughter, Smiles)

"The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Smiles)

"Most smiles are started by another smile."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Smile, Smiles)

"Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort."
- Humphry Davy
(Related: Life, Heart, Comfort, Kindness, Smiles)

"Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Kiss, Eyes, Smiles)

"The beauty we love is very silent. It smiles softly to itself, but never speaks."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Beauty, Love, Smiles)

"Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms."
- Thomas Gray
(Related: Reason, Smiles, Youth)

"The allure of Hollywood is huge when you don't know anything. You don't know the knives behind the smiles."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Hollywood, Smiles)

"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
(Related: Love, Mother, Envy, First, Smile, Smiles, Woman, Words)

"Smiles are the language of love."
- David Hare
(Related: Love, Language, Smiles)

"Never a lip is curved with pain that can't be kissed into smiles again."
- Bret Harte
(Related: Pain, Smiles)

"Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating."
- O. Henry
(Related: Life, Smiles)

"Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven."
- Samuel Hopkins
(Related: Being, Community, Heaven, Judges, Protection, Ruin, Smiles)

"Colors are the smiles of nature."
- Leigh Hunt
(Related: Nature, Colors, Smiles)

"I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired."
- Janis Ian
(Related: Beauty, Love, Truth, Girls, School, Smiles)

"A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Heart, Smiles)

"Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be lived."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Children, Goodness, Smiles)

"I think that anybody that smiles automatically looks better."
- Diane Lane
(Related: Smiles)

"Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles oh, damn their measured merriment."
- Sinclair Lewis
(Related: Men, Merriment, Smiles)

"But somehow I feel like still it's a gift, and I wonder, how can I give this gift to others? Just work hard, and do whatever I can do, to be that, and to return the love to the fans. I like to give them joy and smiles to them. Give back to them."
- Bai Ling
(Related: Love, Work, Fans, Joy, Smiles, Wonder)

"Nobody needs a smile so much as the one who has none to give. So get used to smiling heart-warming smiles, and you will spread sunshine in a sometimes dreary world."
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Related: Heart, Needs, Smile, Smiles, Will, World)

"Destiny smiles upon me but without making me the least bit happier."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Destiny, Smiles)

"I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Life, People, Land, May, Old, Smiles, Students)

"I love performing in front of an audience and seeing smiles on the kids' faces."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Love, Faces, Kids, Smiles)

"Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow."
- Susanna Moodie
(Related: Life, Encouraging, Clouds, Smiles, Today)

"I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces, as opposed to what I see it being now, which is a way for me to actually communicate, and a way for me to tap into my subconscious."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Music, People, Being, Faces, Now, Smiles)

"The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Faces, Force, Murder, Parents, Relatives, Smiles)

"Jupiter from on high smiles at the perjuries of lovers."
- Ovid
(Related: Lovers, Smiles)

"The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Strength, Man, Reflection, Smiles, Trouble)

"Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Smiles)

"I like bringing smiles to people's faces."
- Jai Rodriguez
(Related: People, Faces, Smiles)

"The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Smiles)

"Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Hope, Burden, Journey, Shadow, Sun)

"An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Possibility, Anticipation, Being, Reality)

"He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Mistake, Discovery)

"Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Power, Success, Mother, Hope, Miracles)

"I'm as happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!"
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Man, Smile, World)

"Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Power, Action, Enthusiasm)

"A place for everything, and everything in its place."
- Samuel Smiles
"Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Nature, Wisdom, Experience, Life, Discipline, School, Theory)

"Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Men, Wisdom, Perseverance, Attention, Observation, Old, Possession, Road, Understanding)

"We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Mistake, Discovery, Will)

"We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Wisdom, Success, Mistake, Failure, Discovery, Will)

"The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They have struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Work, Men, Difficulty, Duty, Suffering)

"The wise man... if he would live at peace with others, he will bear and forbear."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Peace, Man, Will)

"The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in the individual."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Growth, Self, Spirit)

"The reason why so little is done, is generally because so little is attempted."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Reason)

"The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Experience, Life, Nature, Wisdom, Books, Learning)

"The duty of helping one's self in the highest sense involves the helping of one's neighbors."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Duty, Neighbors, Self, Sense)

"The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Success, Battle, Difficulties, Honor, Nothing, Struggle)

"The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest of men have had to serve."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Men, Difficulty)

"Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Progress, Results)

"Men who are resolved to find a way for themselves will always find opportunities enough; and if they do not find them, they will make them."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Men, Will)

"Men must necessarily be the active agents of their own well-being and well-doing they themselves must in the very nature of things be their own best helpers."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Men, Nature)

"Man cannot aspire if he looked down; if he rise, he must look up."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Man)

"Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Health, Time, Knowledge, Wealth, May, Medicine, Study, Temperance)

"Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Will)

"Labor is still, and ever will be, the inevitable price set upon everything which is valuable."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Labor, Will)

"Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession - a property entirely our own."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Knowledge, Labor, Possession, Property)

"It is energy - the central element of which is will - that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Power, Action, Character, Enthusiasm, Energy, Force, Will)

"It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Men, Mistake, Success, Failure, Advice, Example, Study, Succeed)

"The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once."
- Samuel Smiles
"Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Progress, Results)

"The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Thoughts, Difficulty, Hardship, Inventions, Sorrow)

"When Fortune smiles, I smile to think how quickly she will frown."
- Robert Southwell
(Related: Fortune, Smile, Smiles, Will)

"It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles."
- Muriel Spark
(Related: Man, Smiles)

"The sky lovingly smiles on the earth and her children."
- Henry Morton Stanley
(Related: Children, Earth, Sky, Smiles)

"I am persuaded that every time a man smiles - but much more so when he laughs - it adds something to this fragment of life."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Life, Time, Man, Smiles)

"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Smiles)

"As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame, they kill; or at least they encourage killers with approving smiles."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Men, Fear, Blame, Punishment, Smiles)

"Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Laughter, Smiles, Tears, Will)

"Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts."
- Paramahansa Yogananda
(Related: Soul, Heart, Eyes, May, Smile, Smiles)