Laughter Quotes

Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
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

Mark twain, the mysterious stranger, chapter 10 (1916) - humanity has unquestionably one really effective...
Albert einstein - whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge...
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
May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey, 1995

Bulls make money. Bears make money. Pigs get slaughtered.
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.
Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter - Silvered wings.
John Gillespie Magee
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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 gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
Bob Newhart
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 the closest thing to the grace of God.
Karl Barth
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.
Laughter is by definition healthy.
Doris Lessing
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
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.
What makes life worth living To be born with the gift of laughter and sense that the world is mad.
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
And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
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
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
Mark Twain
Seven days without laughter makes one weak.
Mort Walke
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
Peter Ustinov
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain
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
So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.
Gordon William Allport
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 is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
Arnold Glasgow
Pigs get fat hogs get slaughtered.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
Laughter is complete rapture vocalized.
Allison Kearney
Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Jean Houston
May your walls know joy May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove