"If by chance some day you're not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled."
"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."Red Skelton on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Red Skelton on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Red Skelton on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Red Skelton on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Red Skelton on Phyllis Diller
"His death was the first time that Ed Wynn ever made anyone sad."
"Any kid will run any errand for you, if you ask at bedtime."
"Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations."
"Our principles are the springs of our actions. Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles."
"God's children and their happiness are my reasons for being."