What is smile?


What is a smile, according to dictionary.com smile means, to assume a facial expression indicating pleasure, favor, or amusement, but sometimes derision or scorn, characterized by an upturning of the corners of the mouth. To the students of the International Magnet School in East Hartford Connecticut, Harrison Elementary School in Warsaw Indiana, and CS Ramachary Primary and Nursery School in India, a smile is much more than that. We have come together to share the universal language of a smiles, students at all three schools have worked to create and collaborate on original pieces to help spread smiles across the globe.


"Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day" - Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"The world always looks brighter from behind a smile" - Author Unknown

"Everyone smiles in the same language" - Author Unknown

"The shortest distance between two people is a smile" - Author unknown

"Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing" - Mother Teresa

"You're never fully dressed without a smile" - Martin Charnin

"Peace begins with a smile" - Mother Teresa

"Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful." Thich Nhat Hanh quotes (Vietnamese Monk)

"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." - Thich Nhat Hanh quotes (Vietnamese Monk)