Wednesday, September 27, 2017


THE VALUE OF A SMILE

Wilber B. Nesbit

The thing that goes the farthest
Towards making life worthwhile,
That costs the least, and does the most,
Is just a pleasant smile.
The smile that bubbles from the heart
That loves its fellow men
Will drive away the clouds of gloom
And coax the sun again.
It pays the higher interest,
For it is merely lent,
It's worth a million dollars ----
And it doesn't cost a cent.
There is no room for sadness
It's never out of style;
It nerves us on to try again
When failure makes us blue;
The dimples of encouragement are good
For me and you.
So - smile away!

Where we see a cheery smile;
It always has the same good look;
Folks understand by what a smile is meant;
It's worth a million dollars --Â
And it doesn't cost a cent.
A smile comes easily enough,
A twinkle in the eye
Is natural, and does more good
Than a long drawn sigh!
It touches on the heartstrings
Till they quiver blithe and long,
And always leaves an echo
That is very like a song.

(Copyright by Volland Co.)

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