Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, and sometimes your smile is the source of your joy. —Thich Nhat Hanh

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Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, and sometimes your smile is the source of your joy.

THICH NHAT HANH

Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, peace activist

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Chase from Colorado Springs,Colorado. SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
True.

OD Sharma from New Delhi SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
Exceptionally very good

Susanna from North Carolina SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
These quotes always brighten my day, amidst the human suffering from events like Harvey and the political rancor generated by people who are supposed to care about our country's well-being.

Paz from San Diego JULY 22, 2014
La risa nos da felicidad, hagamos un mundo mejor y mas feliz!


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