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177 Smile Quotes to Elevate Your Mood

If you’re looking to brighten your day, these quotes about smiling and smile quotes are your ticket to happiness. Brighten your mood and put some extra pep in your step with these quotes designed just to put a smile on your pretty face.

There are many reasons why it’s important to live life with a smile.

Smiling has many positive effects on our brains, bodies and the people around us.

It can make you feel better, make you more attractive, and you can make the world a better place just by smiling more often.

According to scientists, smiling causes an influx of positive emotions that help in relieving stress and lowering your blood pressure.

Each time you smile, you benefit your health and happiness.

Not only can smiling lift your mood, but it can also elevate the mood of those around you.

When you smile at others, it gives them a boost of happiness, helps them to lead a healthier life, and influences how they perceive you.

Bottom line is if you smile at others, not only will you bring positive things to your life, but to the lives of those around you.

The world would be a more beautiful place if we all would smile more at ourselves and at others.

The next time you are feeling down, nervous, stressed out, or just need to elevate your mood, try smiling and thinking of something positive.

To brighten your day and someone else’s, here are some uplifting, cute, and beautiful smile quotes, smile sayings, and smile proverbs, collected from a variety of sources over the years.

To become happier, remember to check out our collection of funny life quotes. Don’t forget to also read our selection of makeup quotes as well as these beautiful selfie quotes that will brighten your day.

Smile quotes to elevate your mood

1. “A simple smile. That’s the start of opening your heart and being compassionate to others.” – Dalai Lama

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2. “Nothing shakes the smiling heart.” – Santosh Kalwar

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3. “Smile, smile, smile at your mind as often as possible. Your smiling will considerably reduce your mind’s tearing tension.” – Sri Chinmoy

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

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5. “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

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6. “Smile at the obstacle, for it is a bridge.” – Medusa

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7. “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

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

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9. “A smile is the universal welcome.” – Max Eastman

10. “A smiling face is a beautiful face. A smiling heart is a happy heart.”– Dr. T.P.Chia

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11. “Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Teresa (see all Mother Teresa quotes)

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12. “Smile at strangers and you just might change a life.” – Steve Maraboli

13. “A smile is the best way to get away with trouble even if it’s a fake one.” – Masashi Kishimoto

14. “Life is like a mirror. Smile at it and it smiles back at you.” – Peace Pilgrim

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15. “The greatest self is a peaceful smile, that always sees the world smiling back.” – Bryant H. McGill

16. “The people who make you smile from just seeing them, those are my favorite people.” – Koi Fresco

17. “I love those who can smile in trouble.” – Leonardo da Vinci

18. “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

19. “It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime.” ― Steve Maraboli

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

Also read these inspirational quotes about age.

Smile quotes to remind of its value

21. “All the statistics in the world can’t measure the warmth of a smile.” – Chris Hart

22. “Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.” – Christie Brinkley

23. “A smile is a friend maker.” – Bangambiki Habyarimana

24. “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

25. “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

26. “Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.” – Les Brown

27. “Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” – Connie Stevens

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28. “The living should smile, for the dead cannot.” – George R.R. Martin

29. “Peace begins with a smile.”– Mother Teresa

30. “You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.” ― Charlie Chaplin

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31. “Smile! It increases your face value.” – Robert Harling

32. “I wake up every day with a smile on my face.” – Henry Ian Cusick

33. “Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.” – John Ray

34. “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

35. “A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.” – Tom Wilson

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36. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”– Thich Nhat Hanh

37. “Smiling makes people feel good and positive, conveying a sense of good-will, rapport and trust.” – Dr. T.P.Chia

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

39. “I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes” ― Jeremy Aldana

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

Don’t forget to also read these mirror quotes and sayings that will brighten your day.

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41. “A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.” – Marilyn Monroe

42. “I can sing and dance. I can smile – a lot.” – Chris Colfer

43. “Smile, it’s free therapy.” – Douglas Horton

44. “Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

45. “A smile cures the wounding of a frown.” – William Shakespeare

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46. “Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.”– Kenneth Branagh

47. “One of the most rewarding things in life is to always put a smile on your face.”– Dr. T.P.Chia

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

49. “If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it.” ― Andy Rooney

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

Beautiful smile quotes to bring happiness

51. “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

52. “Smiling is the best way to face every problem, to crush every fear and to hide every pain.” – Unknown

53. “The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine

54. “Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life.”– Roy T. Bennett

55. “Never regret anything that made you smile.” – Mark Twain

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56. “Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” – Yoko Ono

57. “Look back, and smile on perils past.” – Walter Scott

58. “The source of a true smile is an awakened mind.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

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

60. “Her smile, I’m sure, burnt Rome to the ground.” ― Mark Z. Danielewski

Smile quotes to enrich your soul

61. “Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.”
― Michael Jackson

62. “People with dimple have a divine role in this universe: smile!”
― Toba Beta

63. “It’s hard not to feel happy when you make someone smile.”
― Roy T. Bennett

64. “For a moment at least, be a smile on someone else’s face.”
― Dejan Stojanovic

65. “Anyone can smile on their best day. I like to meet a man who can smile on his WORST.” ― Lauren Graham

66. “You shouldn’t never regret something that made you smile” ― Bei Maejor

67. “A smile doesn’t always stand for a perfect life.” ― Faraaz Kazi

68. “That smile could move mountains. It could also break hearts.”
― Kylie Scott

69. “And enigmatic smile is worth ten pages of dialog.” ― Connie Brockway

70. “Teeth aren’t pearly, until you smile.” ― Anthony Liccione

Beautiful quotes about smiling

71. “The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.” – Unknown

72. “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” – Phyllis Diller

73. “It seems to me that what we call beauty in a face lies in the smile.” – Leo Tolstoy

74. “Everywhere you go, take a smile with you.” – Sasha Azevedo

75. “Be the living expression of God’s kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” – Mother Teresa

76. “When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.” – Steve Maraboli

77. “Everyone smiles in the same language.” – George Carlin

78. “Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available.” – Jim Beggs

79. “Smile more. Smiling can make you and others happy.” – Roy T. Bennett

80. “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

81. “The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.” – William Shakespeare

82. “Smile. Be open and welcoming.” – Ephraim Buchwald

Smile quotes about happiness

83. “When things are difficult, smile by faith. Don’t wait until you feel better.” – Joel Osteen

84. “Learn to smile at every situation. See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability.” – Joe Brown

85. “A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.” – William Hazlitt

86. “To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” – Albert Camus

87. “Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.” – Dennis Waitley

88. “The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montagu

89. “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

90. “It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.”
– Lucille Ball

91. “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”
– Oscar Wilde

92. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” – Epictetus

93. “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Smile quotes that will make your day beautiful

95. “A smile is a powerful weapon; you can even break ice with it.” – Unknown

96. “Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Steve Maraboli

97. “Smile; it the second best thing one can do with one’s lips.” – Unknown

98. “You are not fully dressed until you wear a smile.” – Unknown

99. “It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.” –

100. “People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile.” – Lee Mildon

101. “There are hundreds of languages in the world but a smile speaks them all.” – Unknown

102. “You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun.” – Al Capone

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

104. “Smile… it will either warm their heart or piss them off… either way you win.” – Unknown

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

Smile quotes to inspire positivity

106. “I enjoy making people laugh and making them smile.” – La La Anthony

107. “One smile speaks louder than a hundred words.”― Abhijit Naskar

108. “The weaker the country, the stronger the smile.” – Howard E. Koch

109. “Smile is the sun shine of the soul.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

110. “I love being around positive people and making people smile.” – JaVale McGee

111. “I believe in the power of SMILE.”― Purvi Raniga

112. “I don’t know why my smile has become a signature pose. I think it’s a nice change. I think people want to see happiness, so a smile is what can bring that. I didn’t make it my trademark on purpose.” – Arizona Muse

113. “When you see a person without a smile, give them yours.”― Zig Ziglar

114. “I like to smile. I smile even when I’m nervous since it calms me down and shows my friendliness.” – Yani Tseng

115. “A smile, just like a moment of living consciously, can ripple out touching and changing everything in the universe.”― Steve Leasock

116. “Smiling makes a huge difference. A lot of people walk the red carpet and try to be sexy. I don’t do that; I always smile.” – Jazmyn Simon

117. “We should smile more often in life. Our smiles make us look better and make us feel happier!”― Avijeet Das

Other beautiful smile quotes

118. “My worst day, I’m just going to try and smile.” – Iman Shumpert

119. “Your smile is heaven.”― Rosangel Perez

120. “I like being able to look in the mirror and seeing a smile on my face.” – Clint Dempsey

121. “Smiling is one of our greatest defense mechanisms.”― Asa Don Brown

122. “It’s important to maintain an attractive smile as you age. A lighter, less beige, more white tooth color is key, but no Chiclets.” – Evelyn Lauder

123. “Smile baby girl, the world is full of uncertain miles.”― Goitsemang Mvula

124. “When I draw my caricature self-portrait, I always do a huge smile.” – Rolf Harris

125. “A smile will even make the darkest of clouds shine.”― Anthony T. Hincks

126. “Nothing beats a great smile.” – Karl Urban

127. “A word or a smile is often enough to put fresh life in a despondent soul.”― St. Therese Lisieux

Smile quotes to uplift your mood

128. “A smile confuses an approaching frown.” – Unknown

129. “Smiling is a wonderful way to get a boost of happiness. The next time life presents you with a challenging situation, take a deep breath and smile.” – Morris Pratt

130. “A smile is the best defense against this offensive world.” – Terri Guillemets

131. “Smile doesn’t mean that someone is happy. Sometimes it just means that you’re strong.” – Zayn Malik

132. “A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.” – Charles Gordy

133. “The shortest distance between two people is a smile.” – Anonymous

134. “Smile. Say a kind word. Believe in the goodness of strangers.” – Cyndie Spiegel

135. “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

136. “The thing that goes the farthest towards making life worth while, that costs the least, and does the most, is just a pleasant smile.” – W.D. Nesbit

137. “It is a great day anytime I can bring a smile to a girl or boy, knowing that I am helping to inspire them to always dream big.” – Normani Kordei

Smile quotes to make your day better

138. “A smile vanquishes loneliness, if only for a fleeting moment.” – Terri Guillemets

139. “The one who extends warm wishes, or a smile whenever you meet them are the ones that always make us feel welcome.” – Byron Pulsifer

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

141. “I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile.” – Goldie Hawn

142. “Modest, kind or optimistic people often smile more than snobbish, unkind or pessimistic people.” – Dr T.P.Chia

143. “I have never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.” – Anonymous

144. “I love life and I love to smile … you can never smile too much.” – Sophie Hinch

145. “Smile, it’s better than a poke in the eye.” – Douglas Horton

146. “A good smile is magic pill that can make you feel good in every circumstances of life.” – M Kapoor

147. “I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile.” – Charles de Lint

Smile quotes to elevate your perspective

148. “Every scowling face also contains the shapes of engaging smiles, just waiting to be released.” – Dr. SunWolf

149. “A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.” – Denis Waitley

150. “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” – Martin Charnin

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

152. “A smile is something you can give away and still keep.” – Unknown

153. “If the world’s a veil of tears, Smile till rainbows span it.” – Lucy Larcom

154. “I’ll smile for today. I won’t cry over yesterday’s mistakes and I won’t fret over the uncertainty of tomorrow. I’ll smile because I’ve made it this far. Will you smile with me?” – Jem Downing & Jacob Moneaux, Journey

155. “My cheeks explode when I smile. That’s why I have to look so nonplussed.” – Rufus Wainwright

156. “A smile costs nothing in money, time, or effort but it is literally true that it can be of supreme importance in one’s life.” – Emmet Fox

157. “Nothing is more beautiful than a smile that has struggled through tears.” – Demi Lovato

Smile quotes on the power of smiling

158. “If you din’t start out the day with a smile, it’s not too late to start practicing for tomorrow.” – Unknown

159. “Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” – Marilyn Monroe

160. “A smile is something you can’t give away; it always comes back to you.” – Unknown

161. “Focus on giving smiles away and you will always discover that your own smiles will always be in great supply!” – Joyce Meyer

162. “Smile is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on you- – always keep smiling.” – Unknown

163. “If you’re able to help some people and make them smile and make them realize that life is good, then that’s worth so much more than buying a pair of shoes.” – Maria Sharapova

164. “A smile also works wonders with your own family. A smile given to each child or spouse when you see them no matter where or when will communicate you are open and welcoming.” – Byron Pulsifer

165. “We all have our down days, but it’s not hard to smile and say, ‘Thank you.’” – Yvette Nicole Brown

166. “A friendly word, a pleasant smile. Help someone feel his day’s worthwhile.” – Catherine Pulsifer

167. “Sometimes you have to smile by faith. If you’ll smile by faith, soon the joy will follow.” – Joel Osteen

More smile quotes to inspire you

168. “Wear a smile — one size fits all.” – Unknown

169. “Hide your craziness behind a beautiful smile. That’s all you need.” –
Paulo Coelho

170. “It takes a lot of work from the face to let out a smile, but just think what good smiling can bring to the most important muscle of the body… the heart.” – Unknown

171. “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. And the quality of a smile can make one die.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

172. “Get out of bed forcing a smile. You may not smile because you are cheerful; but if you will force yourself to smile you’ll . . . be cheerful because you smile.” – Kenneth Goode

173. “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

174. “Every time a man smiles, and much more when he laughs, it adds something to his fragment of life.” – Laurence Sterne

175. “Whatever comes in my way, I take it with smile.” – Kubra Sait

176. “A face that cannot smile is like a bud that cannot blossom and dries up on the stalk.” – Henry Ward Beecher

177. “I wondered if my smile was as big as hers. Maybe as big. But not as beautiful.” – Benjamin Alire Saenz

Which of these beautiful smile quotes was your favorite?

Smiling can make you feel better, happier and more positive almost in an instant. Even if you were feeling sad before, smiling can lift your mood and help you see things in a more positive light.

When you smile and think positively about yourself, you can improve your self-confidence. And when you smile at someone, you can make a huge difference in their day. Hopefully, the above smile quotes have inspired you to smile more so you can brighten your life and the world around you.

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