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It is a strange enterprise to make respectable people laugh.
One must laugh before one is happy, or one may die without ever laughing at all.
Jean de la Bruyere
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.
Jean de La Fontaine
Anything awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral.
Very often in Chekhov, where he exhibits a little bit of human behavior that you recognize as true, you give a little laugh. It's like a reflex.
There are lines that I know are going to get a belly laugh, but after a few shows I get sick of hearing myself say them so I drop them.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
If you can laugh together, you can work together.
When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.
Barack Obama, foreign policy wizard. I just have to laugh.
I've often liked a girl, made her laugh, and thought she liked me, and then found out that she didn't like me that way. I've definitely done time in the friend zone.
Comedy is very controlling - you are making people laugh.
I love hearing people laugh.
For me, a hearty 'belly laugh' is one of the beautiful sounds in the world.
I like making people laugh. It comes off and shines in everything I do.
I used to love Kurt Cobain, when he was telling people we're a pop band. People would laugh, they thought of it as good old ironic Kurt. But he wasn't being ironic.
What heartens me is to see '30 Rock' on the air. It makes me laugh from my gut, which I really like to do.
I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh.
Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find a face of his own.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I'm a frustrated stand-up comic. If you hand me a microphone and I get one laugh, then I'll go on for 20 minutes.
I really, really like 'Eastbound & Down.' It's one of the few things that makes me laugh. It's almost too funny to get an award.
A joke is a way to say, 'I'm going to do something funny now. If I don't get a laugh at the end, I'm a failure.'
The primate laugh is given in playful contexts, and as such has a strong similarity to the human laugh.
Frans de Waal
Depression scares people off. It makes me laugh that it has that kind of effect.
I like a twisted sense of humour. On 'A History of Violence,' David Cronenberg and I would be doing the grimmest scenes and laugh a lot.
You cannot be mad at somebody who makes you laugh... it's as simple as that.
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