Quotations About / On: SMILE

  • 31.
    Fortuna smiles and frowns according to a timetable surprising even to herself.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 32.
    A quick smile is more seductive than a slinky dress.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 33.
    The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
    (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. Sherlock Holmes to Watson, in "Copper Beeches," The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892).)
  • 34.
    The screen of supreme good fortune curved his absolute smile into a celestial scream.
    (John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The Young Son.")
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  • 35.
    Instead of singing like the birds, I silently smiled at my incessant good fortune.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 124, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 36.
    He does smile his face into more lines than is in the new map with the augmentation of the Indies.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Maria, in Twelfth Night, act 3, sc. 2, l. 78-80. On Malvolio, referring to the mew Mercator map of 1600, showing the East Indies in full.)
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  • 37.
    Some days the greatest blessing that God has for you is that warm smile on a strangers face.
    May I allow God to use me to send that blessing to a stranger in need of that today.
    Smiles are a grace to be shared humbly, not an entitlement coerced by demand.
    (Deborah L. Dalton, #Notes2Myself)
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  • 38.
    Can pain ever disappear? It is not possible to ever smile. Smiling is never easy especially when sadness is always hidden. Can cry but what is the use when nobody understands anymore. It is only pain, which is so painful.
    (rohit sapra)
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  • 39.
    Mr. [John] Barrymore's smile was the smile of an actor who hates actors, and who knows that he is going to kill two or three before the play is over. I am not an actor-killer, but I like my Hamlets to dislike actors, if you know what I mean, and I think you don't.
    (Robert Benchley (1889-1945), U.S. writer, humorist. The New Yorker (October 17, 1936). Benchley at the Theater, "Big Names," Ipswich Press (1985).)
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  • 40.
    Nothing reminds me more of the joys of Christmas than a smile from a young child looking at the presents under the tree anticipating the treasures within.
    (Holiday spirit)
    More quotations from: Dimitri Jagodinski
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