Popular Quotes and Sayings about Laughter

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. ~Mark Twain

He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh. ~Anonymous

A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men. ~Anonymous

Total absence of humor renders life impossible. ~Colette

There are days when solitude, for someone my age, is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall. ~Colette

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

He who laughs, lasts! ~Mary Pettibone Poole

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

If something anticipated arrives too late it finds us numb, wrung out from waiting, and we feel - nothing at all. The best things arrive on time. ~Dorothy Gilman

To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun? ~Katharine Graham

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

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone. ~Henrik Ibsen

Laughter is inner jogging. ~Norman Cousins

Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on. ~Bob Newhart

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

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

Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family. ~Mother Teresa

Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too. ~Lawrence Bixby

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

Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. ~Lord Chesterfield

Laughter is by definition healthy. ~Doris Lessing

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. ~e e cummings

If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. ~Abraham Lincoln

We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it. ~Thomas Jefferson

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. ~Henry David Thoreau

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. ~Albert Camus

Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson