"Ostensibly rigorous and realistic, contemporary conservatism is an ideology of denial. Its symbol is a smile button."
"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."Christopher Lasch on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Christopher Lasch on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Christopher Lasch on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Christopher Lasch on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Christopher Lasch on Phyllis Diller
"Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure."
"Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business."
"We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change."
"In our society, daily experience teaches the individual to want and need a never-ending supply of new toys and drugs."
"The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time."