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smiling Quotes

36 of the best book quotes about smiling
  1. #1
    “I like how Mother Teresa put it: ‘Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.’ If you approach life this way, always looking for ways to build instead of to tear down, you’ll be amazed at how much happiness you can give to others and find for yourself.”
  2. #2
    “Miss Whitlaw had a smile like the Listener, She Who Hears Prayers, who refused release from the cycle of lives until all her brothers and sisters too could be freed from sin.”
  3. #3
    “To think that now never again would that smiling face be seen on their streets—never again would that cheery little voice proclaim the gladness of some everyday experience! It seemed unbelievable, impossible, cruel.”
  4. #4
    “Who knows her smile has known a perfect thing.”
  5. #5
    “I was glad my father was an eye-smiler. It meant he never gave me a fake smile because it’s impossible to make your eyes twinkle if you aren’t feeling twinkly yourself. A mouth-smile is different. You can fake a mouth-smile any time you want, simply by moving your lips. I’ve also learned that a real mouth-smile always has an eye-smile to go with it. So watch out, I say, when someone smiles at you but his eyes stay the same. It’s sure to be a phony.”
  6. #6
    ‘‘‘I know,’ he said, breaking our embrace. ‘Inshallah, we’ll celebrate later. Right now, I’m going to run that blue kite for you,’ he said. He dropped the spool and took off running, the hem of his green chapan dragging in the snow behind him.
    ‘Hassan!’ I called. ‘Come back with it!’
    He was already turning the street corner, his rubber boots kicking up snow. He stopped, turned. He cupped his hands around his mouth. ‘For you a thousand times over!’ he said. Then he smiled his Hassan smile and disappeared around the corner. The next time I saw him smile unabashedly like that was twenty-six years later, in a faded Polaroid photograph.”
  7. #7
    “I continued, as was my wont, to smile in his face, and he did not perceive that my smile now was at the thought of his immolation.”
  8. #8
    “I smiled,—for what had I to fear?”
  9. #9
    “She smiled, a moving childish smile that was like all the lost youth in the world.”
  1. #10
    “She smiled at him, making sure that the smile gathered up everything inside her and directed it toward him, making him a profound promise of herself for so little, for the beat of a response, the assurance of a complimentary vibration in him.”
  2. #11
    “Mr. Fox looked at the four Small Foxes and he smiled. What fine children I have, he thought. They are starving to death and haven’t had a drink for three days, but they are still undefeated. I must not let them down.”
  3. #12
    “One may smile, and smile, and be a villain. ”
  4. #13
    “And as she looked at him she began to smile, for though she had not said a word, he knew, of course he knew, that she loved him. He could not deny it. And smiling she looked out of the window and said (thinking to herself, Nothing on earth can equal this happiness)—”
  5. #14
    ″‘Yes, you were right. It’s going to be wet tomorrow. You won’t be able to go.’ And she looked at him smiling. For she had triumphed again. She had not said it: yet he knew.”
  6. #15
    It made her think that it was curious how much nicer a person looked when he smiled.
  7. #16
    “But I know what it’s like to want to die. How it hurts to smile. How you try to fit in but you can’t. You hurt yourself on the outside to try to kill the thing on the inside.”
  8. #17
    Your voice changes when you’re smiling, it alters the sound somehow.
  9. #18
    “This is how I think of us, when I remember our nights at Troy: Achilles and I beside each other, Phoinix smiling and Automedon stuttering through the punch lines of jokes, and Briseis with her secret eyes and quick, spilling laughter.”

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  1. #19
    ‘I almost did not come, because I did not want to believe it.’ He smiled. ‘Now I know how to make you follow me everywhere.”
  2. #20
    “Even though they fought, their fighting never turned them against each other. It always ended with them embracing and kissing, smiling, laughing.”
  3. #21
    “That day, I learned that I could be a giver by simply bringing a smile to another person. The ensuing years have taught me that a kind word, a vote of support is a charitable gift. I can move over and make another place for someone. I can turn my music up if it pleases, or down if it is annoying. I may never be known as a philanthropist, but I certainly am a lover of mankind, and I will give freely of my resources.”
  4. #22
    “And no scheme of ours can raise any sort of smile.”
  5. #23
    “Well! I’ve often seen a cat without a grin,” thought Alice; “but a grin without a cat! It’s the most curious thing I ever saw in all my life!”
  6. #24
    “I knew, you would do me good, in some way, at some time;- I saw it in your eyes when I first beheld you: their expression and smile did not- (again he stopped)- did not (he proceeded hastily) strike delight to my very inmost heart so for nothing. ”
  7. #25
    “The last I saw of Count Dracula was his kissing his hand to me, with a red light of triumph in his eyes, and with a smile that Judas in hell might be proud of.”
  8. #26
    “He loves no plays, . . . he hears no music;
    Seldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sort
    As if he mock’d himself and scorn’d his spirit
    That could be moved to smile at any thing.”
  9. #27
    “They’re shouting for you,” she said with a smile.
  1. #28
    I shall always remember that smile. From what world did it come from?
  2. #29
    “As long as some suffer
    The River Flows Forever
    As long as there is pain
    The River Flows Forever
    As strong as a smile can be
    The River will Flow Forever”
  3. #30
    “Her smile put the sunflower to shame.”
  4. #31
    When you smile, you knock me out, I fall apart - and I thought I was so smart.
  5. #32
    “You want to know how I got these scars? I ripped every last piece of you out of my smile.”
  6. #33
    “He smiles a lot. But I think there might be worms inside him making him smile.”
  7. #34
    “Because if he wasn’t really, really careful, Lori Sullivan was just going to keep stealing his heart
    one sentence, one meal, one smile at time”
  8. #35
    “My mom told me that I should trust the man who could see the sorrow behind my smile, the love behind my anger, and the reasons behind my silence.”
  9. #36
    “New rule,” he said. “No more rules.”
    She smiled. “And if I agree to this ‘no more rules,’ what’s in it for me?”
    “Me.”
    She felt the smile burst bloom across her face. “Well, if that’s not the best offer I’ve ever had.”

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