There is perhaps no greater compliment than to have people light up with joy and anticipation when you walk into a room. This happens mainly to people who bring with them an element of happiness and surprise.
— Leo Buscaglia
There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
— Marguerite, Countess of Blessington
You think best when you’re happiest.
— Peter Thomson
A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
— Marlene Dietrich
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