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

Sean Connery

Laughter is a celebration of our failings. That's what clowns are for. And that's what I am.

Emma Thompson

Laughter is a highly addictive positive contagious: if somebody starts, it's very difficult to.

Robert Holden

That is the best -- to laugh with someone because you both think the same things are funny.

Gloria Vanderbilt

That ability to laugh at myself takes me from being a victim to being a victor.

Annie Keys

The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.

Mark Twain

Just imagine if we laughed more frequently, if we had the unmitigated courage to touch each other, it would be just the beginning of paradise - now.

Maya Angelou

One way to keep from becoming bitter or broken is to look at the lighter side of situations. Laughter is a powerful reliever of stress, and can be a great healer.

Vivian Eisenecher

Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable.

Johann von Goethe

I have not seen anyone dying of laughter, but I know millions who are dying because they are not laughing.

Dr. Madan Kataria

A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heartburn?

Bob Hope, My Life in Jokes

Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.

Henry Ward Beecher

I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.

Bob Hope

Laughter is the jam on the toast of life. It adds flavor, keeps it from being too dry, and makes it easier to swallow.

Diane Johnson, Zen Soup

When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.

Thomas Szasz

Trouble knocked on the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away.

Benjamin Franklin

An optimist laughs to forget; a pessimist forgets to laugh.

Tom Nansbury

Memorable Quotes

Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.

Elsa Maxwell

Laughter is an instant vacation!

Milton Berle

Laughter is by definition healthy.

Doris Lessing

Laughter is higher than all pain.

Elbert G. Hubbard

Laughter is part of the human survival kit.

David Nathan

Men think and God laughs.

Yiddish Proverb

Laughter is inner jogging.

Norman Cousins

Time spent laughing is time spent with the gods.

Japanese Proverb

A good laugh heals a lot of hurts.

Madeleine L’Engle

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Laughter is the best way to make somebody's heart beat.

Robert Holden

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of the heart.

Mort Walker

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

Victor Hugo

Laughter need not be cut out of anything since it improves everything.

James Thurber

Laughter is the lightning rod or play, the eroticism of conversation.

Eva Hoffman

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.

Inviting people to laugh with you while you are laughing at yourself is a good thing to do. You may be the fool, but you're the fool in charge.
I think laughter may be a form of courage. As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
If you are happy and people around you are not happy, they will not allow you to stay happy. Therefore much of our happiness depends upon our ability to spread happiness around us.
Never will I allow myself to become so important, so wise, so dignified, so powerful, that I forget how to laugh at myself and my world.
Think about how much better you feel when you hear a funny story. Laughter is good for the digestion, good for the psyche, and helps us cope with the stress we face in our daily lives today.

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