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Wear a Smile Everyday with These 84 Quotes That Will Make You Smile

A smile can lift up your spirit effortlessly, brighten your face instantly, and reduce stress and, hence, add more years to your life.

So, if you are having a bad day, feeling down, anxious, or just simply need something to make you smile, I’ve collected some wonderful quotes from various people that will definitely put a bright smile on your face.

84 Quotes That Will Make You Smile

1. “Do what makes you happy, be with who makes you smile, laugh as much as you breathe, and love as long as you live.” – Rachel Ann Nunes

2. “Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.” – Unknown

3. “You can tell if that person is special if no matter what kind of mode you are in, that person can always manage to make you smile.” –Unknown

4. “Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” – Guillaume Apollinaire

5. “When I look out at the people and they look at me and they’re smiling, then I know that I’m loved. That is the time when I have no worries, no problems.” – Etta James

6. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

7. “Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.” – Thomas Jefferson

8. “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – Dale Carnegie

9. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

10. “The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.” – James M. Barrie

11. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis

12. “Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.” – Buddha

13. “Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Unknown

14. “Don’t forget to smile because smiling is infectious.” – Unknown

15. “The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.” – Quentin Crisp

16. “I wake up every morning at nine and grab the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.” – Benjamin Franklin

17. “Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” – Mother Teresa

18. “If I can see the pain in your eyes then share with me your tears. If I can see the joy in your eyes then share with me your smile.” – Santosh Kalwar

19. “It takes a lot of energy to be negative. You have to work at it. But smiling is painless. I’d rather spend my energy smiling.” – Eric Davis

20. “A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever.” – NDTV

21. “Smile. Have you ever noticed how easily puppies make human friends? Yet all they do is wag their tails and fall over.” – Walter Anderson

22. “A smile remains the most inexpensive gift I can bestow on anyone and yet its powers can vanquish kingdoms.” – Og Mandino

23. “Whenever you leave behind the failure, that means you’re doing better. If you think everything you’ve done has been great, you’re probably dumb.” – Louis CK

24. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

25. “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” – Morris West

26. “You are responsible for your own happiness.” – Unknown

27. “The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go.” – Dodinsky

28. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo F. Buscaglia

29. “I was smiling yesterday, I am smiling today and I will smile tomorrow. Simply because life is too short to cry for anything.” – Santosh Kalwar

30. “Most smiles are started by another smile.” – Frank A. Clark

31. “Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

32. “Nobody needs a smile so much as the one who has none to give. So get used to smiling heart-warming smiles, and you will spread sunshine in a sometimes dreary world.” – Lawrence G Lovasik

33. “The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.” – Robert Bloch

34. “When I’m sad I stop being sad and be awesome instead.” – Neil Patrick Harris

35. “If you’re going to be able to look back at something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.” – Marie Osmond

36. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Herman Cain

37. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn

38. “Use your smile to change the world; don’t let the world change your smile.” – Chinese Proverb

39. “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” – Mark Twain

40. “Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.” – Paramahansa Yogananda

41. “When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.” – Unknown

42. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

43. “After every storm, the sun will smile; for every problem, there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.” – William R. Alger

44. “Life is something you should always smile about, you decide everything you do in it, just live it out to your limit, because we don’t live forever.” – Unknown

45. “If you’re not using your smile, you’re like a man with a million dollars in the bank and no checkbook.” – Les Giblin

46. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try rooming with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama XIV

47. “A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused.” – Shirley MacLaine

48. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

49. “What I do maintain is that success can only be one ingredient in happiness, and is too dearly purchased if all the other ingredients have been sacrificed to obtain it.” – Bertrand Russell

50. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston S. Churchill

51. “Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.” – Andy Rooney

52. “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr

53. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli

54. “The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.” – Brian Tracy

55. “You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” – Steven Wright

56. “If someone says you’re weird, say ‘Thank you.’” — Ellen DeGeneres

57. “Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that’s beautiful.” – Rashida Jones

58. “A laugh is a smile that bursts.” – Mary H. Waldrip

59. “The root of joy is gratefulness… it is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” – David Steindl-Rast

60. “After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here.” – Walt Disney

61. “The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.” ― James Oppenheim

62. “When it rains, look for rainbows. When it’s dark, look for stars.” – Unknown

63. “On a deeper level, you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.” – Eckhart Tolle

64. “If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don’t, then that which you desire most will invariably come your way.” ― Matt D. Miller

65. “Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

66. “There are souls in this world who have the gift of finding joy everywhere, and leaving it behind them when they go.” ― Frederick William Faber

67. “The good life doesn’t knock on the door. Joy is a job.” – Lionel Shriver

68. “If, on the other hand, happiness depends on a good breakfast, flowers in the yard, a drink or a nap, then we are more likely to live with quite a bit of happiness.” – Andy Rooney

69. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey

70. “A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” – William Arthur Ward

71. “Even the smallest shift in perspective can bring about the greatest healing.” ―Joshua Kai

72. “Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy, and make the most of where you are.” – Germany Kent

73. “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. It only saps today of its joy.” – Leo Buscaglia

74. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” – Roy T. Bennett

75. “Whatever makes you feel bad, leave it. Whatever makes you smile, keep it.” – Unknown

76. “Best advice in two lines; Silence is the best answer for all questions. Smiling is the best reaction in all situations.” – Unknown

77. “In our lives, change is unavoidable, the loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change, lies our happiness and freedom.” – Buddha

78. “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” – Albert Camus

79. “Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.” – George Eliot

80. “The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

81. “Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can.” – Unknown

82. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” – Audrey Hepburn

83. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

84. “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy ice cream. And that’s kind of the same thing.” – Unknown

Conclusion

Smiled yet? I hope these quotes will give your day a kick-start to something exciting, fun, and wonderful. A smile can definitely turn a sad mood into a happy one in the blink of an eye.

The more smiles you collect the better and happier you feel, so invest in it. Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.