Laugh more; a smile is a free gift to the world. This is a collection of proverbs and quotes about smiling and laughing.

Smile, laugh and be happy

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A day without laughter is a day wasted.
Charlie Chaplin

A friend's frown is better than a fool's smile.

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
Anne Brontë

A smile costs nothing but gives much.

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Phyllis Diller

A smile relieves a heart that grieves.
The Rolling Stones
Source: Waiting on a Friend Lyrics

All people smile in the same language.

An onion can make people cry but there's never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.
Will Rogers

Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile.
William Cullen Bryant

Colors are the smiles of nature.
Leigh Hunt

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Dr. Seuss

Every smile makes you a day younger.

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

Falling in love is a chemical reaction. But it wears off in a year. That's why you need a strong line of communication... which includes laughter.
Yakov Smirnoff

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 M. DeVos

First they ignore you
Then they laugh at you
Then they fight you
Then you win
Mahatma Gandhi

For long you live and high you fly
And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry
And all you touch and all you see
Is all your life will ever be
Roger Waters

He had a blue coat and a long brown beard; his eyes were blue and bright, and his face was red as a ripe apple, but creased into a hundred wrinkles of laughter.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Fellowship of the Ring
Description of Tom Bombadil

He laughed a great rolling laugh, put down his axe and came forward.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 7 - Queer Lodgings
About Beorn.

He laughs best who laughs last.

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
Simon Wiesenthal

I can laugh with one eye and cry with the other.
Annet Bijlmakers-Vaessen

I've never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.
(unknown author)

If you see a friend without a smile, give him one of yours.

If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest.
Douglas William Jerrold

It is better to laugh about your problems than to cry about them.
(unknown author)

Laughter is the best medicine.

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Mother Teresa

Look back, and smile at perils past.
Sir Walter Scott

Love is what makes you smile when you're tired.
Paulo Coelho

Most smiles are started by another smile.
Frank A. Clark

Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace.
Christie Brinkley

Smart who smiles, stupid who laughs.

Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.
Yoko Ono

Smiles and tears are so alike with me, they are neither of them confined to any particular feelings: I often cry when I am happy, and smile when I am sad.
Anne Brontë
Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

The funny thing about history is that we imagine that people didn't laugh in the old days, but of course they did, at stupid things.
Terry Jones

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain

The land of smiles.

The main thing is that we can smile at our duties -- yes even at our suffering.

The mirror is my best friend, because when I cry it never laughs.
Charlie Chaplin

The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!
Charlie Chaplin

We've got to laugh or break our hearts in this damnable world.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Source: Busman's Honeymoon

When a woman talks to you, smile but do not listen.

When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.
J.M. Barrie
Source: Peter Pan

When you're smiling, the whole world smiles with you.
Louis Armstrong

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