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We don't laugh because we're happy -- we're happy because we laugh.
- James, William
Laughter Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Laughter

1.
The more you find out about the world, the more opportunities there are to laugh at it.
Bill Nye

2.
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
Joseph Addison

3.
Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.
Twain, Mark

4.
A man isn't poor if he can still laugh.
Hitchcock, Raymond

5.
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
Barth, Karl

6.
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
Colette

7.
Laughter does not seem to be a sin, but it leads to sin.
Chrysosatom, St. John

8.
Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.
Connery, Sean

9.
The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter.
Goldsmith, Oliver

10.
We laugh a lot. That's for sure. Sure beats the alternative, doesn't it?
Betty White

11.
You enjoy it more if you can laugh at it.

12.
The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms -- hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal.
Thurber, James

13.
Laughing is not always the proof of a mind at ease.
Proverb, French

14.
Laughter is higher than all pain.
Hubbard, Elbert

15.
If you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may say with confidence that he is a good man.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor

16.
There is a kind of laughter that sickens the soul. Laughter when it is out of control: when it screams and stamps its feet, and sets the bells jangling in the next town. Laughter in all its ignorance and cruelty. Laughter with the seed of Satan in it. It tramples upon shrines; the belly-roarer. It roars, it yells, it is delirious: and yet it is as cold as ice. It has no humor. It is naked noise and naked malice.
Peake, Mervyn

17.
Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.
Elsa Maxwell

18.
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they might of been.
Hazlitt, William

19.
I am sure that since I have had the full use of my reason, nobody has heard me laugh.
Stanhope, Philip Dormer

20.
I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.
Mizner, Wilson

21.
Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.
Cousins, Norman

22.
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud

23.
In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.
John Masefield

24.
The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
Goldsmith, Oliver

25.
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
Chaplin, Charlie

26.
We don't laugh because we're happy -- we're happy because we laugh.
James, William

27.
No one is more profoundly sad as one who laughs too much.
Paul, Jean

28.
Laughter is by definition healthy.
Doris Lessing

29.
If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.
Luther, Martin

30.
No one is laughable who laughs at himself.
Seneca

31.
The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.
Tagore, Rabindranath

32.
Blessed is he who makes his companions laugh.
Koran, The

33.
If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.
Edgar Watson Howe

34.
I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry.
Beaumarchais, Pierre De

35.
I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.
Burns, Robert

36.
I hasten to laugh at everything, for fear of being obliged to weep.
Beaumarchais, Pierre De

37.
There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
Boswell, James

38.
It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.
Seneca

39.
There comes a time when suddenly you realize that laughter is something you remember and that you were the one laughing.
Dietrich, Marlene

40.
Laughter is the only tranquilizer with no side effects.
Graffiti

41.
Observe it, the vulgar often laugh, but never smile, whereas well-bred people often smile, and seldom or never laugh. A witty thing never excited laughter, it pleases only the mind and never distorts the countenance.
Chesterfield, Lord

42.
Laughter is the cipher key wherewith we decipher the whole man
Carlyle, Thomas

43.
Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
South, Bishop Robert

44.
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.
Rice, Anne

45.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Thackeray, William M.

46.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Stephen King

47.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
Maugham, W. Somerset

48.
Laughter -- An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
Bierce, Ambrose

49.
People who laugh actually live longer than those who don't laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter.
Walsh, Dr. James A

50.
The person who cannot laugh is not only ready for treason, and deceptions, their whole life is already a treason and deception.
Carlyle, Thomas


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