From our short inspirational quotes collection — check below for the Art of the Home uplifting “Quote du Jour” (Quote of the Day). Today’s quote is given by the beloved French humanitarian Abbé Pierre — he was France’s passionate and leading champion of the less fortunate and homeless. Sending you a smile with these flowers and 5 “smiling forward” ideas for you to consider.
Short Inspirational Quotes on Giving
Art of the Home Uplifting Quote du Jour
- English — “A smile costs much less than electricity but gives as much light”
— Abbé Pierre (1912-2007), French priest
- French – “Un sourire coûte moins cher que l’électricité, mais donne autant de lumière.”
— Abbé Pierre (1912-2007), Prêtre Français
5 Ideas to Smile Forward
- Catch the eyes of someone in need and smile.
- Gently grab the hand of the man of your life and smile.
- Find a true compliment to give your children and smile.
- Ask your cashier at the grocery store how he or she is doing and smile.
- Hold the door for someone and smile.
Wishing you a beautiful and uplifting day!