"A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon."
"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."Nathaniel Hawthorne on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Nathaniel Hawthorne on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Nathaniel Hawthorne on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Nathaniel Hawthorne on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Nathaniel Hawthorne on Phyllis Diller
"Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers."
"Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature."
"We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream it may be so the moment after death."
"The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing second, the gratification of one's family and friends and lastly, the solid cash."
"Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them."