When you smile, you are certainly transmitting a special signal to
those who are in receipt and to others who observe your smile.
This was a signal that I used quite often in various work that I did
over the years and have even tested the theory that a smile
is a more welcoming sign for people to approach than if you do not smile.
Byron Pulsifer, Smiles Are Sunshine For All
Get out of bed forcing a smile. You may not smile because you are
cheerful; but if you will force yourself to smile you'll . . . be cheerful
because you smile.
Never cry because you have mountains of problem in your hands to solve.
Always smile because each problems will someday resolve.
Graduation is a time to nod at the past and smile at the future. And we'd better smile at it because it's quite a bit bigger than us."
Noah MacDonald, 2014 Valedictorian Oromocto High School
High School Graduation Quotes
I remember when my kids would blow bubbles in their milk,
because that is the kind of thing that you and your kids will look back
on with a smile. To me, that's what's truly important in life.
Nola Peacock, Honouring Our Kids
... my personal philosophy is quite simple: bring a smile, a sense of humor
and openness with you wherever you go and you will be rewarded
with warmth, a smile, or at the very least, a smirk.
Byron Pulsifer, The Humorous Foot
Quote of The Day
So, if you feel a smile begin, don't leave it undetected, let's start an epidemic quick, and get the world infected!
Russel H. Conwell
We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
A smile says a thousand things all at once. A smile says I am open to talk,
to listen, and to greet warmly. A smile is the best feature that anyone
can have and to develop a winning smile will make you happy as
well as everyone around you.
Byron Pulsifer, Keep Smiling
Words of Encouragement
Life must bring ups and downs.
In life's ring let's be clowns!
Learn their way to make folk smile;
Dullest day, hardest mile.
Wilhelmina Stitch, Clowns
For years, I worked in several organizations and one behavior I always
did in arriving at work was comprised of two things at the same time.
The first was to say good morning and the next was to smile as I said it.
By the time I got to my work area, I had smiled to over twelve people.
Now, I admit, there were a lot of mornings when I really didn't feel like
smiling or even to say hello. But, I did anyway and the interesting
result was that by the time I reached my work area, I felt better.
Byron Pulsifer, Just Smile
A smile also works wonders with your own family. A smile given to each
child or spouse when you see them no matter where or when will
communicate you are open and welcoming.
Byron Pulsifer, Just Smile
The act of being happy will often transform your mood without you
even realizing it. A smile given, even if it is hard to do in your present
mood, will get a smile in return. Interestingly, research has shown
that even an artificially induced smile will lift your mood.
Catherine Pulsifer, Happy Things,
Count your age by friends, count your life by smiles.
Allow yourself to smile just a tiny bit. Like revisiting a memory
of happiness. Turn the corners of your mouth turn up a little and
feel the muscles of your cheekbones slightly contracting.
Jenny Clift, The Music Inside
You and only you are accountable for what you extend and give to others.
One smile not only increases your value but it gives joy to each person
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push.
A smile. A word of optimism and hope. And you can do it when
things are tough.
Richard M. DeVos
Every time a man smiles, and much more when he laughs,
it adds something to his fragment of life.
I will smile at friend and foe alike and make every effort to find,
in him or her, a quality to praise, now that I realize the deepest
yearning of human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
The thing that goes the farthest towards making life worth while,
that costs the least, and does the most, is just a pleasant smile.
A good smile is magic pill that can make you feel good in
every circumstances of life.
Good Day Quotes
Your smile can take my moods away,
And help me to see it another way.
It reminds me not to take things so hard,
And so seriously every day.
Julie Hebert, Your Smile
The thing about starting with a smile is that you already start to
disarm those who appear grumpy or unpleasant. But, in order to
begin the entire humor stream, you must be prepared to stick your neck
out with the very real possibility that it could be chewed off.
Byron Pulsifer, The Humorous Foot
A smile costs nothing in money, time, or effort but it is literally
true that it can be of supreme importance in one's life.
With each year, changes will come. Our wish for you is positive changes
for you. May life be good, and, may each day bring a smile to
your face and all nice things.
This new year's wish comes with appreciation for all you do,
for your thoughtfulness and unselfish ways, for your smile that
you give us every day.
New Year Wishes
When I think of my blessings I think of you.
When I am with you I am never blue.
We have laughed and had fun
Your smile shines like the sun.
New Year Poem
A friendly word, a pleasant smile. Help someone feel his day's worthwhile.
Catherine Pulsifer, Start and End Your Day with Optimism
I have yet to meet a wise person who doesn't know how to find
some joy even in the midst of what is hard, and to smile and laugh easily,
including at oneself.
Krista Tippett, Becoming Wise
The smile comes for the heart and is seen first in the eyes.
Look into a man's eyes when he smiles and you will see what is
behind the smile.
The Optimist, Those Who Smile Will Win In The Battle of Life
A face that cannot smile is like a bud that cannot blossom
and dries up on the stalk.
Henry Ward Beecher
The thing that goes the farthest toward making life worth while,
That costs the least and does the most is just a pleasant smile
Rolf Thelan, Doesn't Cost A Cent
Life Worth While
Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting,
but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness
is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few
drops on yourself.
Did it ever occur to you that one of the most valuable assets in life is a smile
Caroline E. Dudley, A Valuable Asset
Thoughts on The Value of A Smile
Positive Life Quotes
Smiling is a wonderful way to get a boost of happiness. The next time life
presents you with a challenging situation, take a deep breath and smile.
Morris Pratt, The Secret of Positive Thinking
Poems about Life
Make each new day count by helping someone or just making someone smile.
Help your old neighbor, give your seat in the subway to someone who
needs it, buy a coffee for a homeless man that you see,
bring flowers for your colleagues without a reason.
Make someone smile, even for a brief second, and you will see
how your day will change instantly for the best.
Lucas Bailly, Self Improvement
If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you've made me smile,
the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.
On Valentine's day we think of those who make our life worthwhile,
Those gracious, friendly people who we think of with a smile.
Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember
me and cry.
Tears shed in joy always reflect a smile of the soul.
Donna Schmier, Unshakable Faith
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes
your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
If you want to encourage others to approach and interact with you,
the first thing you need to practice is to smile.
Antony Richard Pearson, How To Achieve Goals
Quotes to Live By
As a smile can literally relax and lighten a tight face
(it takes fewer muscles to smile than to frown), so an inner smile
can help relax a tight mind. It is a small way in which to make the
Candy Paull, The Heart of Abundance
When everybody gets along, things just go better. They supply better
service to the customer. They work together to deliver satisfaction
Adam Burns And Sandra Banks, Leadership Basics
If you are in a customer service role, your smile makes people
a lot more amenable to work with you and you will certainly
find a lot fewer people who will take their frustration out on you.
Byron Pulsifer, Just A Smile
Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as
another special gift from your Creator, Another golden opportunity
to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday.
Optimism can move big trains even when the engine pulling
it is very small. I hope as you pull some of the big trains in your life,
you'll be like the Little Engine and persevere. Eventually, you'll make it
over the mountain and laugh, and smile, and cheer on the way down.
Buffy Andrews, A Grandmother's Legacy
I'm going to be your grandpa! I have the biggest smile.
I've been waiting to meet you for such a long, long while.
Make it your goal to make someone smile on this Thursday by a small act of , you could change a person's life in a way you may not even realize.
The one who extends warm wishes, or a smile whenever you meet
them are the ones that always make us feel welcome.
What's the use of worrying? It never was worth while, so pack up
your troubles in your old kit-bag, and smile, smile, smile.