Laughter Quotes

May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey, 1995
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

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Laughter is complete rapture vocalized.
Allison Kearney
Laughter is inner jogging.
Norman Cousins

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
Karl Barth
What makes life worth living To be born with the gift of laughter and sense that the world is mad.
Searamouche
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
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
The essence of all jokes, of all comedy, seems to be an honest or well intended halfness; a non performance of that which is pretended to be performed, at the same time that one is giving loud pledges of performance. The balking of the intellect, is comedy and it announces itself in the pleasant spasms we call laughter.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.
Helen Luke
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
May your walls know joy May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Jean Houston
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
Arnold Glasgow
Bulls make money. Bears make money. Pigs get slaughtered.
Anon.
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud
Laughter is the best form of medicine. For when we laugh, we neither think, grieve, or feel.
Eugene Lam
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
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
Nobody ever died of laughter.
Max Beerbohm
Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilised music in the world.
Peter Ustinov
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
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain
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
Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle
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
The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.
Bennett Alfred Cerf
One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.
Henry Mille
What was significant about the laughter... was not just the fact that it provides internal exercise for a person... a form of jogging for the innards, but that it creates a mood in which the other positive emotions can be put to work, too.
Norman Cousins
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