The Value of a Smile

Recently I saw a quote again which we used to have in the kitchen at home when I was a child... I love it and it has probably had some effect on me over the years.

In remembrance of my dear friend Jo Cox who would have been 44 tomorrow and had the most infectious smile ever!

It's anonymous so no idea who to thank - but here you are...


The Value Of A Smile

It costs nothing, but creates much.

It enriches those who receive, without impoverishing those who give.

It happens in a flash and the memory of it sometimes lasts forever.

None are so rich they can get along without it, and none so poor but are richer for its benefits.

It creates happiness in the home, fosters good will in a business, and is the countersign of friends.

It is rest to the weary, daylight to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad, and Nature's best antidote for trouble.

Yet it cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is no earthly good to anybody till it is given away.

And if in the last-minute rush of the business-day, some of our colleagues should be too tired to give a smile, may we ask you to leave one of yours?

For nobody needs a smile so much as those who have none left to give! 



Keep smiling - it's a gift you can give every day...
Jo's smile stays with me...