Laughter Quotes

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
What makes life worth living To be born with the gift of laughter and sense that the world is mad.
Searamouche

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The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
E e cummings
Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud
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)
Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
If its sanity you are after there is no recipe like laughter.
Henry Elliot
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Jean Houston
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
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
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
Albert Einstein
Pigs get fat hogs get slaughtered.
Unknown
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain
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
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
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 by definition healthy.
Doris Lessing
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
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
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 first evidence of freedom.
Rosario Castellanos
Laughter is complete rapture vocalized.
Allison Kearney
Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter - Silvered wings.
John Gillespie Magee
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
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
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
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
Peter Ustinov
Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle
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
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
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
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
Nobody ever died of laughter.
Max Beerbohm