"Wear a smile and have friends wear a scowl and have wrinkles."
"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."George Eliot on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."George Eliot on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."George Eliot on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."George Eliot on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."George Eliot on Phyllis Diller
"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love."
"You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know."
"The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best."
"There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows."
"I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best."