Explore the value of Smile
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Our national billboard campaign features positive role models and uplifting values including smile. Since we started in 2000, we've made over 70 billboards. Which one is your favorite?

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SMILE QUOTATIONS
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“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

Theodor Seuss Geisel

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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

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“Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart.”

Anthony J. D'Angelo

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“If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.”

Dolly Parton

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

Jim Beggs

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“Just one smile, immensely increases the beauty, of the universe.”

Sri Chinmoy

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

The 14th Dalai Lama

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“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”

Mother Teresa

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

William Hazlitt

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“Everyone smiles in the same language.”

Unknown

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“The visible sign of utter love is an undying smile.”

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.”

Joseph Addison

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'smile'.
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Lawrence Gregory My dad smiles a lot when he hears a joke example: Why did they chicken cross the street? He had to get his chicken laid eggs. Another example: How do u know that a ghosts is telling a lie? Because you can she right through them.
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Tear Drops From Prison Last night I heard a tear drop fall as I lay silently awake in bed ..... It told a story we all know but keep safely inside our heads.... It talked of faded laughter ..of dreams we once all knew.. and up until that fateful day we just all knew would come true... It reminisced of childhood days and things...
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Reading Books A hero is usually associated with a person who does something extraordinary and good; it's someone who inspires people to move forward or helps them do better. My hero is not a person. My hero cannot speak, but the words that it tells me save me day after day. My hero cannot move, yet it takes me to far places....
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

Tell Us Your Story Everyday Hero Stories

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Your Comments
Joe from Marshall, Michigan JANUARY 11, 2014
Smiles cannot be bought, they are given freely & with compassion.

oluchi from Enugu Nigeria NOVEMBER 15, 2013
wow: smiling is my hubby, I love smiling, is all i need in life.

Anderson from Colatina FEBRUARY 13, 2013
I think I need to smile a little more to see if I'm happier.

noelle from north carolina DECEMBER 18, 2012
Smiling when you get out of bed every morning makes me have a good day!

Ra-Von from Indianapolis, IN SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
When I see someone down I give them my bright smile and every time they see me I get a smile from them.

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