My 1000 SMILES of 2010

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Okay, I’ve written and cleared off eight different opening to this article cos the words did not totally express my actual feelings or reason for the smile collection.

Here’s the deal. I’ve been thinking of ways to achieve world peace. You know the sort of peace that makes one travel from one part of the world to another without fear of the Unknown.

You know the sort of world peace that every CNN breaking news would be a report of something good happening in different parts of the world and not of WARS, suicide bombing, hostage taking or school shootouts.

I cannot guarantee such a world but I know something that can make a lot of difference in our current world. –A SMILE!

A smile may not stop all the war or man’s hatred for another but it will surely make a lot of difference if we smile to each other, No?

Here are other reasons to smile:

The world always looks brighter from behind a smile. ~ Author Unknown

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.

Everyone smiles in the same language.  ~ Author Unknown

Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available.  ~ Jim Beggs

People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile.  ~ Lee Mildon

Start every day with a smile and get it over with.  ~ W.C. Fields

The shortest distance between two people is a smile.  ~ Author Unknown

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.  ~ Charles Reade

I’m collecting 1000 smiles from different parts of the world as my Christmas gift to the world. I would take most of these pictures and I’ll be posting at least 5 pictures daily until the end of 2010.

Pictures will cut across people from different works of life and all you need to do to be part of this is just to smile and at the end of it all, I’ll make a big collage of these smiles and send it out as my New Year card.

Let’s make it fun, lets push for world peace with SMILES.

If you don’t have a smile, I’ll give you one of mine …………totally free.

Noble Igwe

Noble Igwe

Nobs is a SLU…shh trust fund kid who works just to exercise his body and mind. He’s “Unruly” but as calm as the “ABE” boys. Referred to as FYI (Fly, Young and Igbo) by his friends, Nobs says iT tHe wAy iT iS. Follow him on Twitter @nobsdaslushhkid Enough of the English language……..My name is Noble Igwe,go figure!


  1. Hey! Nice thing u got going on… So how do I become a part of it? Wld love to share ma smile wth the world! Ma little quota…

  2. This is an amazing thing Noble , and I must commend you . Reading theses article on smiles got me smiling and I said to my self the world and its environs will be a better and safer place if we learn to smile at people and even at nature, for there in lies our smooth skin,youthfulness ,joy, peace,good health and sound mind.
    Pls do let me know how I can be a part of your smiles book.

  3. THIS IS AN AWESOME IDEA!!!! I will graciously bless you with my two huge dimples and lovely smile from Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey USA. Just let me know where to send the pic. CONTINUE TO SPREAD LOVE AND HAPPINESS. God is definitely smiling.

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