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The Best Quotes About Smile

Updated June 14, 2019 788 votes 300 voters 29.5k views

List RulesMust be a famous or well-known quote. Vote for the smile sayings that strongly resonate with you, and downvote any you didn't like.

A list of the best smile quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous smile quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic smile quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational smile quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about smile?" and "What are inspirational smile quotes?"

This list includes notable smile quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest smile quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite smile sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.

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

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    Most smiles are started by another smile.

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

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

    Christian Nevell Bovee
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    A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

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

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

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

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    All people smile in the same language.

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

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

    Kin Hubbard
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    Smile, it's free therapy.

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

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    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
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    Smiles form the channel of a future tear.

    George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron
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    A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.

    Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson
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    Smile; it the second best thing one can do with one's lips.

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

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    Smiles are the language of love.

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

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

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

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    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.