What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. —Joseph Addison

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What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.


English essayist, poet, playwright and politician.


S Sujoy from Bangalore MAY 16, 2018
I love it

sandor from L.A. SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
I agree. Sunshine is energy . Its the main source for all of life as we know it. To smile also takes energy. Positive energy is what makes life prosper, negative leads to death. By transmitting positive energy , we are promoters and sustainers of life it self.

norjanah camid from butuan city JULY 15, 2016
i like it.,..

savitri from Delhi JUNE 17, 2016
touch the heart

Judi from Pennsylvania JUNE 16, 2016
Smiles touch the heart

A leader is someone willing to give his strength to others so that they may have the strength to stand on their own. —Beth Revis
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. —Stephen R. Covey
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success. —Diana Rankin
You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both. —Brené Brown
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. —Ralph Marston
May love and laughter light your days, and warm your heart and home. May good and faithful friends be yours wherever you may roam...
 —Irish Proverb
I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be. —Roald Dahl
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. We all share the same basic values. —Kofi Annan
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. —Sir Winston Churchill
There's a lot of difference between listening and hearing. —G. K. Chesterton
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. —Robert J. Collier
The rarest, truest beauty is visible only to the heart. —Richelle E. Goodrich
Gracious acceptance is an art—an art which most never bother to cultivate. We think that we have to learn how to give, but we forget about accepting things, which can be much harder than giving... Accepting another person's gift is allowing him to express his feelings for you. —Alexander McCall Smith
The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one. —Goldie Hawn
Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it. —Sir Winston Churchill
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. —William G.T. Shedd

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