"It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles."
"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."Muriel Spark on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Muriel Spark on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Muriel Spark on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Muriel Spark on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Muriel Spark on Phyllis Diller
"When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality."
"To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion."