Laughter Quotes



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Laughter Quotes and Quotations

A day without laughter is a day wasted. ~Charlie Chaplin

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book. ~Irish Proverb

A good time to laugh is any time you can. ~Linda Ellerbee

A hearty laugh gives one a dry cleaning, while a good cry is a wet wash. ~Puzant Kevork Thomajan

A laugh is a smile that bursts. ~Mary H. Waldrip

A man isn't poor if he can still laugh. ~Raymond Hitchcock

A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life. ~Hugh Sidey

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. ~Mark Twain

All you need in the world is love and laughter. That's all anybody needs. To have love in one hand and laughter in the other. ~August Wilson

Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain. ~Aldous Huxley

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And I definitely gravitate toward people who use laughter to pull themselves out of the abyss. ~Lea Thompson

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. ~Jean Houston

Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen. ~Carl Sandburg

But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself, and furnishes laughter for his enemies. ~Sophocles

Carry laughter with you wherever you go. ~Hugh Sidey

Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there. ~Judith Viorst

Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale. ~Will Durst

Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis. ~Jack Handey, "Deep Thoughts,"Saturday Night Live

Does anyone remember laughter? ~Robert Plant

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails. What puts man in a higher state of evolution is that he has got his laugh on the right end. ~Max Eastman

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Even if there is nothing to laugh about, laugh on credit. ~Author Unknown

Every blessed one of you feels better for that burst of laughter. ~Ivor Novello

Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection. ~Yakov Smirnoff

Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners. ~Lord Chesterfield

From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends. ~Hilaire Belloc

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it. ~Groucho Marx

From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings. ~Helen Hayes

Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS. ~Nelson Mandela

God is in the sadness and the laughter, in the bitter and the sweet. ~Neale Donald Walsch

Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you. ~Eileen Caddy

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He who has laughter on his side has no need of proof. ~Theodor Adorno

Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors. ~Norman Cousins

Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant. ~Washington Irving

I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry. ~Cat Stevens

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose. ~Woody Allen

I believe that love and laughter can only happen when one person takes the time to think about what would cause the other person to feel good. ~Yakov Smirnoff

I feel now it's useless to keep hoping. The way things are today, we live in a world that needs laughter, and I've decided if I can make people laugh, I'm making a more important contribution. ~Paul Lynde

I have always liked shows that have laughter in them. ~

I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit. ~Bill Hicks

I love life in spite of all that mars it. I love friendship, jokes and laughter. ~Tahar Ben Jelloun

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I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me the most civilised music in the world. ~Peter Ustinov

I would put belly laughing at the top of my highlights list. They always say that laughter is the best medicine. ~Carol Vorderman

If I have caused just one person to wipe away a tear of laughter, that's my reward. ~Victor Borge

If love is the treasure, laughter is the key. ~Yakov Smirnoff

If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it. ~Joseph Addison

If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy. ~Proverb

I'm happy that I have brought laughter because I have been shown by many the value of it in so many lives, in so many ways. ~Lucille Ball

I'm really only happy when I'm on stage. I just feed off the energy of the audience. That's what I'm all about - people and laughter. ~Larry David

In laughter we always find an unavowed intention to humiliate and consequently to correct our neighbour. ~Henri Bergson

In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal, and so ill-bred, as audible laughter. ~Lord Chesterfield

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In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. ~Khalil Gibran

In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause. ~George Eliot

Incongruity is the mainspring of laughter. ~Max Beerbohm

It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down to your hips. ~Author Unknown

It is better to write of laughter than of tears, for laughter is the property of man. ~Francois Rabelais

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. ~Wayne Dyer

It is still not clear from this study how laughter can directly help the heart but other studies have shown that laughter is beneficial for every system in the body. ~Allen Klein

It seems that laughter needs an echo. ~Henri Bergson

It was not a laugh but merely a loud smile. ~Author Unknown

I've always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, "Ain't that the truth." ~Quincy Jones

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Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter. ~Victor Hugo

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. ~Kurt Vonnegut

Laughter can help relieve tension in even the heaviest of matters. ~Allen Klein

Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on. ~Bob Newhart

Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects. ~Arnold Glasow

Laughter is America's most important export. ~Walt Disney

Laughter is an instant vacation. ~Milton Berle

Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either. ~Henry Ward Beecher

Laughter is inner jogging. ~Norman Cousins

Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one. ~Henry Ward Beecher

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Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one. ~Oscar Wilde

Laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly. ~Thomas Hobbes

Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species. ~Thomas Carlyle

Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face. ~Malcolm De Chazal

Laughter is the best medicine - unless you're diabetic, then insulin comes pretty high on the list. ~Jasper Carrott

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of your heart. ~Mort Walker

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God. ~Karl Barth

Laughter is the corrective force which prevents us from becoming cranks. ~Henri Bergson

Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place. ~Josh Billings

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. ~Victor Borge

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Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. ~Victor Hugo

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain. ~Charlie Chaplin

Laughter is the valve on the pressure cooker of life. Either you laugh and suffer, or you got your beans or brains on the ceiling. ~Wavy Gravy

Laughter need not be cut out of anything, since it improves everything. ~James Thurber

Laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life. ~Hugh Sidey

Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died. ~Peter Ustinov

Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss. ~Allen Klein

Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened. ~Lawrence Durrell

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything. ~Kurt Vonnegut

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad. ~Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Resartus, Book I, chapter 4

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Nobody ever died of laughter. ~Max Beerbohm

Now, a recent study from cardiologists at the University of Maryland, has shown that laughter may have a beneficial effect on the heart. ~Allen Klein

One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter. ~Joseph Addison

Our laughter is always the laughter of a group. ~Henri Bergson

Our revenge will be the laughter of our children. ~Bobby Sands

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

Remember, men need laughter sometimes more than food. ~Anna Fellows Johnston

Seven days without laughter makes one weak. ~Mort Walker

So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter. ~Gordon W. Allport

So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter. ~Zora Neale Hurston

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Sometimes I laugh so hard the tears run down my leg. ~Author Unknown

Sudden glory is the passion which maketh those grimaces called laughter. ~Thomas Hobbes

Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end. ~Kris Kristofferson

The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder. ~Virginia Woolf

The house of laughter makes a house of woe. ~Edward Young

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. ~Mark Twain

The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal. ~James Thurber

The laughter of the aphorism is sometimes triumphant, but seldom carefree. ~Mason Cooley

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. ~e. e. cummings

The most wasted of all days is that in which we have not laughed. ~Nicolas Chamfort, translated from French

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The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it... try to fake three laughs in an hour - ha ha ha ha ha - they'll take you away, man. You can't. ~Lenny Bruce

The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness. ~Milan Kundera

The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise. ~Publilius Syrus

There can never be enough said of the virtues, dangers, the power of a shared laugh. ~Fran├žoise Sagan

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. ~Erma Bombeck

There is little success where there is little laughter. ~Andrew Carnegie

Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. ~Bill Cosby

To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter. ~Francoise Sagan

True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper. ~Thomas Carlyle

Watching a child's laughter teach a candle's flame how to dance. ~Dr. SunWolf

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We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist. ~Joseph Heller

We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley

We will miss George for his sense of love, his sense of music and his sense of laughter. ~Ringo Starr

What laughter is to childhood, sex is to adolescence. ~Martha Beck

What monstrous absurdities and paradoxes have resisted whole batteries of serious arguments, and then crumbled swiftly into dust before the ringing death-knell of a laugh! ~Agnes Repplier

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What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul. ~Yiddish Proverb

What the real world of 1941 needed most was the release and relief provided by laughter. ~Joseph Barbera

When people are laughing, they're generally not killing each other. ~Alan Alda

Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had gonorrhea. ~Kat Likkel and John Hoberg, My Name Is Earl, "Robbed a Stoner Blind," original airdate 16 November 2006

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. ~Albert Einstein

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With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. ~William Shakespeare

With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die. ~Abraham Lincoln

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. ~Bill Cosby

You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants. ~Stephen King, Hearts in Atlantis

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