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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.
I like making people laugh. It comes off and shines in everything I do.
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 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.
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.
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.
People used to laugh that academics would study Disney movies. There's nothing more important for academics to study, because they shape the minds of our children possibly more than any single thing.
I love that I can tell the truth and have people laugh at it.
Whatever you laugh at in others, laughs at yourself.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
When I was young, I learned very early on that I could make my mother laugh. And that was one of the greatest sounds I ever heard.
The person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused.
A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much.
I loved teaching and I did a lot of work as a teacher's assistant in college, and my favorite experience was basically getting a laugh from a bunch of people because they had just understood something.
I have an aversion to laugh tracks - the moment I hear a laugh track, I go to another channel.
Ever since I was young, I've read Austen and the Brontes. My friends laugh, but those books are always so tragic and wonderful - those stories, they're just incredible.
Jessica Brown Findlay
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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