She Said: Quotes About Smiles (A Women’s History Month Tribute)



In honor of Women’s History Month, we decided to shine the spotlight on some of the best quotes about smiling from some truly amazing women in history. These women all broke barriers and convention and ultimately played a part in transforming the world into a better place.

Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you- Anna Lee

Anna Lee

This quote by British actress Anna Lee is super positive, simple and very, very true.

When I look out at the people and they look at me and they’re smiling, then I know that I’m loved. That is the time when I have no worries, no problems-Etta James


We can all agree that Etta James was an extraordinary woman, right? This songstress also evidently wasn’t too shabby at coming up with insightful and quotable quips.

“Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. – Marilyn Monroe


Okay, including this one is a tad obvious, but the quote really holds true. Plus, say what you want about Marilyn, but the woman had one heck of a smile.

“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” -Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou was an undeniably incredible woman. Unsurpisingly, the poet also had a knack for forming well-worded, inspiring sayings.

We just scraped the surface with our roundup, so if you want to chime in with your favorite quotes from wonderful women in history, please do so on one of our social media channels.

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