A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
If I thought that a smile of mine, might linger the whole day through and lighten some heart with a heavier part, I'd not withhold it -- Would you?
It takes 26 muscles to smile, and 62 muscles to frown.
There are hundreds of languages in the world but a smile speaks them all.
You can say no and smile only when there's a bigger yes burning inside you
Love, and you shall be loved
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You haven't lost your smile at all, it's right under your nose. You just forgot it was there
I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.
Smile; it the second best thing one can do with one's lips.
The best way to stop smoking is to carry wet matches.
A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.
Even in those cities which seem to enjoy the blessings of peace, and where the arts florish, the inhabitants are devoured by envy, cares and anxieties, which are greater plagues than any expirienced in a town when it is under siege.
A civilized society that can no longer feel outrage, can no longer be civilized.
Solitude is the despair of fools, the torment of the wicked, and the joy of the good.
May God be gracious to each lonely one who walks in silence towards the setting sun.
We keep on being told that religion, whatever its imperfections, at least instills morality. On every side, there is conclusive evidence that the contrary is the case and that faith causes people to be more mean, more selfish, and perhaps above all, more stupid.
You have already failed if you need a lot of inspectors.
We must be prepared to be part of the cure and not remain part of the problem.
From the looks not the lips the soul speaks.
I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three.
I saw a sign at a gas station. It said help wanted. There was another sign below it that said self service. So I hired myself. Then I made myself the boss. I gave myself a raise. I paid myself. Then I quit.
The question is not so much whether there is life on Mars as whether it will continue to be possible to live on Earth.
It's only during an eclipse that the Man in the Moon has a place in the sun.
Liberation is not deliverance.
There are two kinds of people who don't say much, those who are quiet and those who talk a lot.
He who does not say too much has too much to say.
Too many of us speak twice before we think
What you are doing rings so loudly in my ears that I can't hear what you're saying.
...love is just a further impetus, not something that will prevent us going forward. We do not realize that those who genuinely wish us well want us to be happy and are prepared to accompany us on that journey.
Don't talk unless you can improve the silence
A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether or not to say it.
An orator who is disposed to evil subverts the law.
I've decided to discontinue my long talks. It's because of my throat. Someone threatened to cut it.
Speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again.
Never try to impress people with the profundity of your thought by the obscurity of your language. Whatever has been thoroughly thought through can be stated simply.
A long tongue shortens life.
A talk is like a woman's dress. Long enough to cover the subject, but short enough to be interesting.
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
If you don't want to read it, see it or hear it, don't say it.
He that loseth wealth, loseth much; he that loseth friends, loseth more; but he that loseth his spirit loseth all.
Let the spirit of adventure set the tone.
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