Laughter Quotes

The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.
Kahlil Gibran
Laughter is inner jogging.
Norman Cousins

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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

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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 sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo
Pigs get fat hogs get slaughtered.
Unknown
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 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
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
E e cummings
May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey, 1995
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain
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
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
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
Seven days without laughter makes one weak.
Mort Walke
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud
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
Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
Arnold Glasgow
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
Mark Twain
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
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
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 is the closest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
Laughter is complete rapture vocalized.
Allison Kearney
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
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
Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
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
Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
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
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
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney