Laughter Quotes

Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Do not judge men by mere appearances for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy.
E. H. Chapin

Arnold glasgow - laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects....
Unknown - i always knew i would look back on my tears and...
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
Julius Henry Marx
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, Jr.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche
If its sanity you are after there is no recipe like laughter.
Henry Elliot
The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.
Bennett Alfred Cerf
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.
Kahlil Gibran
Bulls make money. Bears make money. Pigs get slaughtered.
Anon.
I can think of no better way of redeeming this tragic world today than love and laughter. Too many of the young have forgotten how to laugh, and too many of the elders have forgotten how to love. Would not our lives be lightened if only we could all learn to laugh more easily at ourselves and to love one anothe.
Theodore Hesburgh
For a significant man woman, the one thought he values greatly, to the laughter and scorn of insignificant men, is a key to hidden treasure chambers; for those others, it is nothing but a piece of old iron.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
Joseph Addison, The Spectator, September 26, 1712
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
Karl Barth
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud
I think that wherever your journey takes you, there are new gods waiting there, with divine patience - - And laughter.
Susan M. Watkins
Do not judge men by mere appearances; for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy.
E. H. Chapin
Laughter is the best form of medicine. For when we laugh, we neither think, grieve, or feel.
Eugene Lam
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert
Laughter is complete rapture vocalized.
Allison Kearney
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
Joan Lunden, in Healthy Living Magazine
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
Groucho Marx
May your walls know joy May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey
What makes life worth living To be born with the gift of laughter and sense that the world is mad.
Searamouche
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
Albert Einstein
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
There are three things which are real God, human folly, and laughter. The first two are beyond our comprehension. So we must do what we can with the third.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Humanity has unquestionably one really effective weapon? laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution? these can lift at a colossal humbug? push it a little? weaken it a little, century by century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
Mark Twain, The Mysterious Stranger, chapter 10 (1916)
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
The laughter of a man is the contentment of God.
John Weiss
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - That man is black at heart: mark and avoid him.
Cicero
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
Mark Twain
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Jean Houston
Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter - Silvered wings.
John Gillespie Magee