The best way to start every day is with a smile backed with love.

More than just a facial expression, a smile can connect to your soul and uplift your mood and that of those you share it with. Our innermost joy is displayed through a smile, but sometimes you could be struggling to figure out reasons to smile in life especially when you’re in pain and it seems the whole world has turned its back on you.

Life is beautiful but most times pain is inevitable. Smiling is positive and you must have heard about people who have mastery in smiling through pain (they smile not because everything is okay, but because they know everything will soon be alright), smile captions for Instagram aren’t just for posting sake, it sends a message across to everyone who’s struggling to become happy, never to give up in their pursuit for happiness.

Whether you are looking for smile quotes for her or smile quotes for him to keep smiling all day, we have put together the best quotes about smiling and being happy about life on this piece of article. May the following quotes inspire you to find reasons to smile again and be grateful even for the infinitesimal things that went well in your life.

Best quotes about smiling and being happy

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  1. 7 billion smiles and yours is my favorite. Anonymous
  2. A beautiful smile is to the female countenance what the sunbeam is to the landscape; it embellishes an inferior face and redeems an ugly one. Johann Kaspar Lavater
  3. A beautiful smile without any reason is the smile of existence! Mehmet Murat Ildan
  4. A fake smile can hide a million tears. Ben Barnes
  5. A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.  William Hazlitt
  6. A laugh is a smile out of control. Wyatt B. Pringle Jr
  7. A quick smile is more seductive than a slinky dress. Mason Cooley
  8. A simple smile, a cheerful hello or a word of encouragement. It’s amazing what an impact you will have. Zig Ziglar
  9. A simple smile. That’s the start of opening your heart and being compassionate to others.  Dalai Lama
  10. A smile confuses an approaching frown. Anonymous
  11. A smile cures the wounding of a frown. William Shakespeare
  12. A smile doesn’t always stand for a perfect life.  Faraaz Kazi
  13. A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. Phyllis Diller
  14. A smile is a friend maker. Bangambiki Habyarimana
  15. A smile is a powerful weapon; you can even break ice with it. Anonymous
  16. A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks. Charles Gordy
  17. A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.  Tom Wilson
  18. A smile is often the key thing. One is paid with a smile. One is rewarded with a smile. One is brightened by a smile. Antoine de Saint Exupery
  19. A smile is the best defense against in an offensive world. Anonymous
  20. A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.  Marilyn Monroe
  21. A smile is the best way to get away with trouble even if it’s a fake one.  Masashi Kishimoto
  22. A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities. Herman Melville
  23. A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside. Denis Waitley
  24. A smile is the shortest distance between two people. Anonymous
  25. A smile is the universal welcome. Max Eastman
  26. A smile puts you on the right track. A smile makes the world a beautiful place. When you lose your smile, you lose your way in the chaos of life. Roy T. Bennett
  27. A smile remains the most inexpensive gift I can bestow on anyone and yet its powers can vanquish kingdoms.  Og Mandino
  28. A smiling face is a beautiful face. A smiling heart is a happy heart.  Dr. T.P. Chia
  29. A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. William Arthur Ward
  30. After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s infeasible duty is to be of good cheer.  William R. Alger
  31. All the statistics in the world can’t measure the warmth of a smile. Chris Hart
  32. Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life.  Roy T. Bennett
  33. Always wear a smile, because your smile is a reason for many others to smile! A.A. Milne
  34. An enigmatic smile is worth ten pages of dialogue.  Connie Brockway
  35. An honest smile is an icebreaker. Toba Beta
  36. An intelligent person, looking out of his eyes and hearkening in his ears, with a smile on his face all the time, will get more true education than many another in a life of heroic vigils. Robert Louis Stevenson
  37. Anyone can smile on their best day. I like to meet a man who can smile on his WORST.  Lauren Graham
  38. Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening. Greta Garbo
  39. As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody’s day. Vin Scully
  40. Be someone else’s sunshine. Be the reason someone smiles today. Anonymous
  41. Be the living expression of God’s kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile– Mother Teresa
  42. Be the reason someone smiles today. Anonymous
  43. Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people. Roy T. Bennett
  44. Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. John Ray
  45. Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.  Thich Nhat Hanh
  46. Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available.  Jim Beggs
  47. Behind my smile, there’s a story you would never understand. Anonymous
  48. Better by far you should forget and smile than that you should remember and be sad. Christina Rossetti
  49. Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment. Thich Nhat Hanh
  50. But, my God, it’s so beautiful when the boy smiles. Anna Nalick

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  1. By sharing a kind smile, a kind word, a kind hug, you are lifting up others and thus lifting up the world. Carol CC Miller
  2. Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. Michael Jackson
  3. Colors are the smiles of nature. Leigh Hunt
  4. Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. John Lennon
  5. Do not listen to those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious. Og Mandino
  6. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.  Dr. Seuss
  7. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Ludwig Jacobowski
  8. Don’t take the ego too seriously. When you detect egoic behavior in yourself, smile. At times you may even laugh. Eckhart Tolle
  9. Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Somebody needs what you have to give. It may not be your money; it may be your time. It may be your listening ear. It may be your arms to encourage. It may be your smile to uplift. Who knows?– Joel Osteen
  10. Even a smile is a good deed. Shari Arison
  11. Every smile makes you a day younger. Chinese proverb
  12. Everyone smiles in the same language.  George Carlin
  13. Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.  Mother Teresa
  14. Everywhere you go, take a smile with you.  Sasha Asevedo
  15. Fake a frown, you hurt others. Fake a smile, you hurt yourself. Sarah Parker
  16. Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough. Richard DeVos
  17. Focus on giving smiles away and you will always discover that your own smiles will always be in great supply! Joyce Meyer
  18. For a moment at least, be a smile on someone else’s face.  Dejan Stojanovic
  19. For Beauty’s tears are lovelier than her smile. Thomas Campbell
  20. Gimme an honest frown over a false smile, any day. Gregory David Roberts
  21. God’s first Smile was born the day humanity awoke to His Light. Sri Chinmoy
  22. Gratitude paints little smiley faces on everything it touches. Richelle E. Goodrich
  23. Have you ever noticed, the saddest person has the most beautiful smile. Kid Cudi
  24. Her smile, I’m sure, burnt Rome to the ground.  Mark Z. Danielewski
  25. Her smile, which was her pretty feature, was never so pretty as when her sprightly phrase had a scratch lurking in it. Henry James
  26. Hide your craziness behind a beautiful smile. That’s all you need. Paulo Coelho
  27. How can you feel bad and smile simultaneously? Maxime Lagacé
  28. How slight a nod it would take, how bare a smile, to give everyone you meet today a sense of worth. Robert Brault
  29. I add a smile to everything I wear and that has worked great for me. David White
  30. I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes.  Jeremy Aldana
  31. I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes. Jeremy Aldana
  32. I can calculate everything even the velocity of light but can’t calculate the Hate of people behind their smile. Albert Einstein
  33. I can sing and dance. I can smile – a lot.  Chris Colfer
  34. I do not want a friend who smiles when I smile, who weeps when I weep; for my shadow in the pool can do better than that. Confucius
  35. I eat every two hours. I sleep for eight hours. I have lots of water. I pray to keep calm. Most importantly, I have a smile on my face.  Vidya Balan
  36. I have many problems in life. But my lips don’t know that. They always smile. Charlie Chaplin
  37. I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile. Goldie Hawn
  38. I like to smile. I smile even when I’m nervous since it calms me down and shows my friendliness.  Yani Tseng
  39. I love those random memories that make me smile. Anonymous
  40. I love those who can smile in trouble. Leonardo da Vinci
  41. I silently smiled at my incessant good fortune. Henry David Thoreau
  42. I smile like a flower not only with my lips but with my whole being. Rumi
  43. I think that anybody that smiles automatically looks better. Diane Lane
  44. I wake up every day with a smile on my face.  Henry Ian Cusick
  45. 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
  46. I would rather wear honest tears than the most beautiful and elaborately faked smile. Tyler Knott Gregson
  47. I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful. Anonymous
  48. 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
  49. If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work. Thich Nhat Hanh
  50. If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give. Samson Raphael Hirsch
  51. If we are not able to smile, then the world will not have peace. Thich Nhat Hanh
  52. If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy. Anonymous

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  1. If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. Maya Angelou
  2. If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers. Maya Angelou
  3. If you haven’t seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven’t seen her smile her prettiest. Kin Hubbard
  4. If you see someone without a smile give them one of yours. Anonymous
  5. If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it.  Andy Rooney
  6. If you’re not using your smile, you’re like a man with a million dollars in the bank and no checkbook.  Les Giblin
  7. If you’re reading this… Congratulations, you’re alive. If that’s not something to smile about, then I don’t know what is.  Chad Sugg
  8. It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime. Steve Maraboli
  9. It seems to me that what we call beauty in a face lies in the smile.  Leo Tolstoy
  10. It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.  F. Scott Fitzgerald
  11. It was sweet and lovely, that smile, perhaps the more so because it wasn’t complicated by much in the way of thought. Stephen King
  12. It’s hard not to feel happy when you make someone smile.  Roy T. Bennett
  13. It’s nice to have someone in your life who can make you smile even when they’re not around. Anonymous
  14. It’s not a fake smile, it’s called having manners and being polite. It’s human instinct. Daniel Craig
  15. Just for today, smile a little more. Just for today, ask someone how he or she is really doing. Just for today, remember, while some may have it better than you do, there are others whom definitely have it worse than you! Just for today, just let go, just for today… James A. Murphy
  16. Just one smile immensely increases the beauty of the universe.  Sri Chinmoy
  17. Keep a smile on your face and let your personality be your autograph.  Anonymous
  18. Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. Marilyn Monroe
  19. Keep smiling. It makes people wonder what you are up to. Anonymous
  20. Keep walking and keep smiling. Tiny Tim
  21. Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo
  22. Learn to smile at every situation. See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability.  Joe Brown
  23. 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
  24. Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.  Mother Teresa
  25. Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family. Mother Teresa
  26. Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it. Anonymous
  27. Life is short. Break the rules. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile. Mark Twain
  28. Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth. Anonymous
  29. Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.  Kenneth Branagh
  30. Look back, and smile on perils past.  Walter Scott
  31. Man becomes truly free when he is able to overcome the fear of judgment and that of falling behind. Because only then is he able to set aside his pride, learn from mistakes, and keep his smile no matter what. Patricio Telman Chincocolo
  32. Man is here for the sake of other men – above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends. Albert Einstein
  33. More can be taught with a single smile than with a whole year worth of lessons. Anthony T. Hincks
  34. Most smiles are started by another smile. Anonymous
  35. My mom smiled at me. Her smile kind of hugged me. R.J. Palacio
  36. My practice when I see someone is to smile. Dalai Lama
  37. Never cry because you have mountains of problem in your hands to solve. Always smile because each problems will someday resolve. Santosh Kalwar
  38. Never regret anything that made you smile.  Mark Twain
  39. No matter how fleeting, your smile is, your smile is the very beginning of your wisdom light. Sri Chinmoy
  40. 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
  41. Nostalgia paints a smile on the stony face of the past. Mason Cooley
  42. Nothing is more beautiful than a smile that has struggled through tears. Demi Lovato
  43. Nothing shakes the smiling heart.  Santosh Kalwar
  44. Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.  Connie Stevens
  45. Of all the medicines in the inner life, a smile is by far the best medicine. Sri Chinmoy
  46. Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important. Janet Lane
  47. One may smile, and smile, and be a villain. William Shakespeare
  48. One who smiles rather than rages is always the stronger. Anonymous
  49. One word can give someone the strength they needed at that moment or it can shred them down to nothing. A single smile can turn a bad moment into good. Sherrilyn Kenyon
  50. Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth. Menachem Begin

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  1. People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile. Milton A. Lee
  2. People who keep stiff upper lips find that it’s damn hard to smile. Judith Guest
  3. People with dimple have a divine role in this universe: smile! Toba Beta
  4. Science teaches to think but love teaches to smile. Santosh Kalwar
  5. Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.  Christie Brinkley
  6. She wrote love with her smile and magic with her eyes. Giovannie de Sadeleer
  7. Silence and smiles are two powerful tools. Anonymous
  8. Smile at strangers and you just might change a life.  Steve Maraboli
  9. Smile at the obstacle, for it is a bridge.  Medusa
  10. Smile big. Laugh often. Never take this life for granted. Anonymous
  11. Smile if you want a smile from another face. Dalai Lama
  12. Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.  Yoko Ono
  13. Smile is a good reply to the dark world. Mehmet Murat Ildan
  14. Smile is the beauty of the soul. Lailah Gifty Akita
  15. Smile is the vainest thing you can wear without costing you anything. Anonymous
  16. Smile more. Smiling can make you and others happy.  Roy T. Bennett
  17. Smile more. Smiling can make you and others happy. Roy T. Bennett
  18. Smile to the future and it will smile back to you. Yoko Ono
  19. Smile! It increases your face value.  Robert Harling
  20. Smile, and let the world wonder why. Minnie Mouse
  21. Smile, breathe and go slowly. Thich Nhat Hanh
  22. Smile, for everyone lacks self confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them. Andre Maurois
  23. Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart. Anthony J. D’Angelo
  24. Smile, it’s free therapy.  Douglas Horton
  25. Smile, smile, smile at your mind as often as possible. Your smiling will considerably reduce your mind’s tearing tension.  Sri Chinmoy
  26. Smile. Be open and welcoming. Ephraim Buchwald
  27. Smile. It intimidates those who wish to destroy you. Anonymous
  28. Smile. It’s the second best thing you can do with your lips. Jill Shalvis
  29. Smiles are free but they are worth a lot. Anonymous
  30. Smiling doesn’t necessarily mean you’re happy. Sometimes it just means you’re strong. Anonymous
  31. Smiling has always been easier than explaining why you’re sad. Anonymous
  32. Smiling is confusing, she thought. This is why I don’t do it. Rainbow Rowell
  33. 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
  34. Smiling is the best way to face any problem, to crush every fear and to hide every pain. Anonymous
  35. Smiling resets your mood. Joel Osteen
  36. Something of a person’s character may be observed by how they smile. Christian Nestell Bovee
  37. Sometimes you have to smile by faith. If you’ll smile by faith, soon the joy will follow. Joel Osteen
  38. Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. Thich Nhat Hanh
  39. Start every day with a smile and get it over with. W.C. Fields
  40.  Strong people are ones who can smile for others’ happiness.  Veronica Purcell
  41. Sweetest smile is made saddest tear drop. Edwin Arnold
  42. Teeth aren’t pearly, until you smile.  Anthony Liccione
  43. That smile could move mountains. It could also break hearts.  Kylie Scott
  44. The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs. Malcolm De Chazal
  45. The greatest self is a peaceful smile, that always sees the world smiling back.  Bryant H. McGill
  46. The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. Mark Twain
  47. The living should smile, for the dead cannot.  George R.R. Martin
  48. The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on. Robert Bloch
  49. The moment you wake up, right away, you can smile. That’s a smile of enlightenment. You are aware that a new day is beginning, that life is offering you twenty four brand new hours to live, and that that’s the most precious of gifts. Thich Nhat Hanh
  50. The most beautiful smile is the one for someone who isn’t there, who just popped on your mind. Ahlam Mosteghanemi

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  1. The people who make you smile from just seeing them, are my favorite people.  Koi Fresco
  2. The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed. Bennett Cerf
  3. The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. Thomas Paine
  4. The robbed that smiles steal something from the thief.  William Shakespeare
  5. The simplest positive action is a smile. Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet
  6. The smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  7. The source of a true smile is an awakened mind.  Thich Nhat Hanh
  8. The world always looks brighter from behind a smile. Anonymous
  9. The world is like a mirror; frown at it, and it frowns at you. Smile and it smiles, too. Herbert Samuel
  10. There is always a reason to smile. Find it. Anonymous
  11. There is fear when frowning. There is love when smiling. Maxime Lagacé
  12. There is little success where there is little laughter. Andrew Carnegie
  13. There is no angry way to say bubbles. Anonymous
  14. Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile. Jean Giraudoux
  15. Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.  H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  16. 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
  17.  Use your smile to change the world; don’t let the world change your smile.  Chinese Proverb
  18. We bleed, we tremble; we forget, we smile – The mind turns fool, before the cheek is dry. Edward Young
  19. We can always smile, but that doesn’t mean that our hearts are not shedding tears. Anonymous
  20. We divided ourselves among caste, creed, culture and countries but what is undivided remains most valuable: a mere smile and the love. Santosh Kalwar
  21. We have a lamp inside us. The oil of that lamp is our breathing, our steps, and our peaceful smile. Our practice is to light up the lamp. Thich Nhat Hanh
  22. We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.  Mother Teresa
  23. Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. George Eliot
  24. 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
  25. When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.  Steve Maraboli
  26. When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.  Anonymous
  27. When someone is rude, keep a smile on your face. When you stay on the high road & keep your joy, you take away their power. Joel Osteen
  28. When things are difficult, smile by faith. Don’t wait until you feel better. Joel Osteen
  29. When you smile at a stranger, there is already a minute outflow of energy. You become a giver. Eckhart Tolle
  30. When you start giving, instead of getting, you make a difference. You can always give a warm smile, a sincere hello, a positive vibe… your attention, your time, your love, and kindness to those around you. Roy T. Bennett
  31. Withhold a smile only when the smile can hurt someone. Otherwise, let it bloom forth in a riot. Vera Nazarian
  32. Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.  Mark Twain
  33. You are not fully dressed until you wear a smile. Evan Esar
  34. You are somebody’s reason to smile. Anonymous
  35. You can fake a smile but you can’t fake your feelings. Aaron Abelson
  36. You can only hold a smile for so long, after that it’s just teeth. Chuck Palahniuk
  37. You can only put on a fake smile for so long, then the truth begins to be disclosed. John Corner
  38. You don’t have to be happy to smile. Daniel Willey
  39. You gotta be able to smile through all this bullshit. Tupac Shakur
  40. You shouldn’t ever regret something that made you smile. Bei Maejor
  41. You will never get everything in life but you will get enough. Sanhita Baruah
  42. You’ll find that life is still worthwhile if you just smile. Charlie Chaplin
  43. You’ve got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you’re not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. Steven D. Woodhull
  44. Your smile is the ultimate golden dream. All the poems in the world are waking up from. Sanober Khan
  45. Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark.  Anonymous
  46. Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.  Les Brown
  47. Your wrinkles either show that you’re nasty, cranky, and senile, or that you’re always smiling. Carlos Santana
  48. Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms. Thomas Gray

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