Joy bursts in our lives when we go about doing the good at hand and not trying to manipulate things and times to achieve joy.
— C.S. Lewis
Our joy ends where love of the world begins.
— Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Always let them think of you as singing and dancing.
— Anita Brookner
Taking joy in life is a woman’s best cosmetic.
— Rosalind Russell
When I think of God, my heart is so filled with joy that the notes fly off as from a spindle.
— Joseph Haydin
A man who works with his hands is a laborer. A man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman. A man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.
— Louis Nizer
The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.
— Robert Frost
To a young man learning to perform on the flying trapeze, a veteran circus performer once said: “Throw your heart over the bars and your body will follow.” In every field of endeavor those who put their hearts in their work are the real leaders. Falling in love with one’s job is the secret of success.
To be successful, have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.
— Thomas Watson
I don’t believe makeup and the right hairstyle alone can make a woman beautiful. The most radiant woman in the room is the one full of life and experience.
— Sharon Stone
Most of us think of other women as beauties, never ourselves. But every woman was created to be a genuine beauty. We learn how to reveal to the world our unique radiance only after we acknowledge it ourselves.
— Sarah Ban Breathnach
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
— Sophia Loren
There are no ugly women; there are only women who do not know how to look pretty.
— Jean de La Bruyére
Some people fear that when beauty fades, so does love. In reality, it is the other way around; beauty fades only when love is gone.
— Leo Buscaglia
I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile.
— Goldie Hawn
No one who smiles is homely.
— Robert Half
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
— Joseph Addison
As long as you live, keep smiling because it brightens everybody’s day.
— Vin Scully
The humble daisy by the wayside has cheered many load-weary travelers. Common birds bring joy and gladness to many hearts as they fill the air with sweet song. Be the best of which you are capable. Try each day to make a smile grow where nary a one grew before. And with each low descending sun there will be at least two people in the world who will be glad and one of them will be you.
— John Price
We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh.
— William James
During the hard times in my life, laughter has been the language of hope.
— Barbara Johnson
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing, after all. The minute it crops up, all our hardnesses yield, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
— Mark Twain
Laugh every day, it’s like inner jogging.
Remember that laughter can brighten a cloudy day, lighten a heavy load and release the tension in a tight moment. Besides, laughter is attractive. Try it and see how much prettier you look. Laughter is appealing.
— Patsy Clairmont
Smiling conveys self-acceptance and an accepting attitude toward others. It increases others’ confidence in themselves and in you. Smiling makes you appear approachable, friendly, relaxed, open and comfortable.
— Roger Crawford
Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I used to be very self-conscious. I used to wish I was pretty. My cousin Georgia always taught me that if you smile, people will like you.
— Ella Fitzgerald
Smile if it kills you. The physiology of smiling diffuses a lot of anger and angst. It makes your body and soul feel better.
— Tom Peters
The smile reaches down deeply and relaxes us. A doctor would not be able to find anything in his medicine bag that takes effect so quickly, so harmoniously.
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot do by force.
— Publilius Syrus
For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.
— Audrey Hepburn
The ministry of kindness is a ministry which may be achieved by all men, rich and poor, learned and illiterate.
You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know when it will be too late.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kindness has a ripple effect often greater than the act itself. The receiver is happy, surprised and often wakes up to the present moment. When recipients of the kindness tell their stories to others, the kindness extends outward and seeds the idea of being kind in those who hear about it.
— Susyn Reeve