Laughter Quotes

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
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

Kahlil gibran, the prophet - and in the sweetness of friendship let there be...
Friedrich nietzsche - perhaps i know best why it is man alone who...
Nobody ever died of laughter.
Max Beerbohm
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 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 laughter of a man is the contentment of God.
John Weiss
May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey, 1995
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
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
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge
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
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
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
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
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
Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.
Gordon William Allport
Pigs get fat hogs get slaughtered.
Unknown
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
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
E e cummings
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 is the best form of medicine. For when we laugh, we neither think, grieve, or feel.
Eugene Lam
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.
Robert
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
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Jean Houston
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
Peter Ustinov
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud
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
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
Joseph Addison, The Spectator, September 26, 1712
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
May your walls know joy May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.
Maryanne Radmacher - Hershey
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
Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
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
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby