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I can't help but laugh at how perfect I am.
When you need a good laugh, do you reach for a book? I don't. I expect books to move me deeply and submerge me in another reality. So when a novel makes me roar with laughter, it's always a delightful surprise.
If you laugh with somebody, then you know you share something.
I like joy; I want to be joyous; I want to have fun on the set; I want to wear beautiful clothes and look pretty. I want to smile, and I want to make people laugh. And that's all I want. I like it. I like being happy. I want to make others happy.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
I'm not one for blaspheming, but that one made me laugh.
You must learn to take life less seriously and to laugh.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
By the way, I'm funniest when I'm not being funny. I'm better to laugh at than with, pretty much.
Mike Myers as Austin Powers makes me laugh - that was genius - and Daffy Duck makes me laugh, but I like odd behavior. I don't like hip dialogue and one-liners and all that sort of cool, sophomoric comedy. It's just not for me.
You cannot be mad at somebody who makes you laugh... it's as simple as that.
I do love the films I've done in the past. I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and we're trying to make people laugh and I'm very proud of that.
I love entertaining people and making them laugh. It's my favorite thing to do.
The way you deal with a scare is the way you deal with a laugh. The timing has to be perfect. When you're dealing with fear or laughter - emotions that happen spontaneously - you hope it's working. But in the moment, you really have no idea.
They have what you call a black night where they have black people come in for just one night only to watch comedy, and you get all your local drug dealers, thugs, prostitutes, all of them come in, sit down, and listen to you tell jokes. They the hardest people to make laugh.
The difference between an optimist and a pessimist? An optimist laughs to forget, but a pessimist forgets to laugh.
I'll tell you who makes me laugh, in a good way, and I'd love to have a date with her: if I could just have a salad with Lady Gaga? This would be my - I would almost probably faint.
A lot of the motivation for doing the 'Make 'Em Laugh' on SNL was because I had just finished shooting 'Inception,' where there were zero-gravity scenes and I got into really good shape and was training and did all these stunts. Coming off of that, that instilled me with the confidence to do 'Make 'Em Laugh.'
I don't know if you know you're funny, but you enjoy being funny. I know I'm funny because people tell me I am, but when I watch myself, it doesn't make me laugh. Does that make sense? Because I know the jokes, and to me, I feel like I'm pulling the wool over people's eyes. And there are probably people who do not enjoy what I do.
The funny thing about history is that we imagine that people didn't laugh in the old days, but of course they did, at stupid things.
I could fall in love with a sumo wrestler if he told stories and made me laugh. Obviously, it would be easier if someone was African-American and lived next door and went to the same church. Because then I wouldn't have to translate.
A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
I just always loved stand-up. It's like magic. You say something, and a whole room full of people laughs together. Say something else, they laugh again. The fact that people come to see that and participate in that... I don't know, it's just like magic.
Films with a message just make me laugh.
For me, a hearty 'belly laugh' is one of the beautiful sounds in the world.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
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