Laughter Quotes

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
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

Mark twain - the human race has one really effective weapon,...
Karl barth - laughter is the closest thing to the grace of god....
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
Laughter is the best form of medicine. For when we laugh, we neither think, grieve, or feel.
Eugene Lam

Laughter is by definition healthy.
Doris Lessing
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
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
Joseph Addison, The Spectator, September 26, 1712
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
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
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
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 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
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
I think that wherever your journey takes you, there are new gods waiting there, with divine patience - - And laughter.
Susan M. Watkins
What makes life worth living To be born with the gift of laughter and sense that the world is mad.
Searamouche
The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Seven days without laughter makes one weak.
Mort Walke
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
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
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
Peter Ustinov
Laughter is complete rapture vocalized.
Allison Kearney
I always knew i would look back on my tears and laugh but i never tought i would look back on the laughter and cry.
Unknown
The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Virginia
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Laughter is inner jogging.
Norman Cousins
If its sanity you are after there is no recipe like laughter.
Henry Elliot
Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
Mark Twain
May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey, 1995
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
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