Laughter Quotes

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
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

Friedrich nietzsche - perhaps i know why it is man alone who laughs he...
Cicero - the man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who...
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul.
Joseph Addison
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby

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.
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
What makes life worth living To be born with the gift of laughter and sense that the world is mad.
Searamouche
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 by definition healthy.
Doris Lessing
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
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
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)
If its sanity you are after there is no recipe like laughter.
Henry Elliot
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
Joseph Addison, The Spectator, September 26, 1712
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
I think that wherever your journey takes you, there are new gods waiting there, with divine patience - - And laughter.
Susan M. Watkins
Laughter is the first evidence of freedom.
Rosario Castellanos
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.
George Santayana
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the self - Same well from which your laughter rises was often - Times filled with your tears.
Rene Descartes
The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation.
Anne Rice
Laughter is the best form of medicine. For when we laugh, we neither think, grieve, or feel.
Eugene Lam
Pigs get fat hogs get slaughtered.
Unknown
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
Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Bulls make money. Bears make money. Pigs get slaughtered.
Anon.
The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Virginia
Laughter is nothing else but a 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
May your walls know joy May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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
Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle
Nobody ever died of laughter.
Max Beerbohm
The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.
Kahlil Gibran