Quotes About Laughter

Laughter is the state of amusement and cheerfulness. A good belly laugh has been proven to have health benefits. Many believe that laughter is a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and conflict. With uncontrollable laughter the body moves with many muscles being involved. Enjoy a great big laugh today!

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I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.  ~ Woody Allen

Laughter is an instant vacation.  ~ Milton Berle

Laughter is very young, whereas tragedy, except the very highest of all, quickly becomes haggard.  ~ Margaret Sackville

Where there is laughter there is always more health than sickness.  ~ Phyllis Bottome

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.  ~ Victor Borge

The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.  ~ Richard P. Feynman

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.  ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.  ~ Robert Frost

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.  ~ Agnes Repplier

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can; all of them make me laugh.  ~ W.H. Auden

You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.  ~ George Bernard Shaw

When you come right down to it, the secret of having it all is loving it all.  ~ Dr. Joyce Brothers

Laughter rises out of tragedy when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage.  ~ Erma Bombeck

Laughter is wine for the soul - laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness - the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.  ~ Seán O'Casey

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

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.  ~ Erma Bombeck

I would not exchange the laughter of my heart for the fortunes of the multitudes.  ~ Khalil Gibran

With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.  ~ Abraham Lincoln

Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.  ~ Josh Billings

A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better.  ~ Barbara Walters

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

Through all of living have much joy and laughter, life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.  ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.  ~ Mark Twain

Warning: Humor may be hazardous to your illness.  ~ Ellie Katz

It is cheerful to God when you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart.  ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

You have as much laughter as you have faith.  ~ Martin Luther

In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.  ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.  ~ E.E. Cummings

The source of all humor is not laughter, but sorrow.  ~ Mark Twain

I learned quickly that when I made others laugh, they liked me.  ~ Art Buchwald

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.  ~ Mark Twain

Learn to laugh at your troubles and you'll never run out of things to laugh at.  ~ Lyn Karol

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.  ~ Lord Byron

I know why we laugh. We laugh because it hurts, and it's the only thing to make it stop hurting.  ~ Robert A. Heinlein

There are lives I can imagine without children but none of them have the same laughter & noise.  ~ Brian Andreas

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.  ~ Khalil Gibran

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.  ~ Bill Cosby

To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it.  ~ Charles Chaplin

While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.  ~ Lewis Carroll

One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.  ~ Osho

Laughter is the language of the soul.  ~ Pablo Neruda

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 ought to be.  ~ William Hazlitt

If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.  ~ Clarence Darrow

I don't trust anyone who doesn't laugh.  ~ Maya Angelou

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward.  ~ Kurt Vonnegut

Humor is an antidote to isolation.  ~ Elizabeth Janeway

Life is a huge farce, and the advantage of possessing a sense of humour is that it enables one to defy fate with mocking laughter.  ~ George R. Gissing

What if everything in the world were a misunderstanding, what if laughter were really tears?  ~ Søren Kierkegaard

Earth laughs in flowers.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

A day without laughter is a day wasted.  ~ Charlie Chaplin

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