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When I think, where did I laugh the most, where did I eat the most, where did I just feel good all the time, I would say making the Bond movie 'Die Another Day.' To be part of such an iconic franchise and to travel to exotic places - that was the most fun I ever had.
If you're OK with being clumsy, it's funny. But if you are super embarrassed, people are going to laugh at you.
Everybody really needs to laugh... If you don't laugh, you're not going to live long.
People... need a time to laugh. It's up to us to bonk ourselves on the head and slip on a banana peel so the average guy can say, 'I may be bad, honey, but I'm not as much of an idiot as that guy on the screen.'
Save your rejections so that later when you are famous you can show them to people and laugh.
Someone once said that to make a regular person laugh, you need to dress a guy up like an old lady and push him down the stairs. To make a comedy writer laugh, you have to push a real old lady down the stairs. I don't know who that's attributed to. I think it's Aristophanes. Or Catherine the Great.
Man, if I get a chance to speak on the microphone, I've got to say something somewhere in there. You know, I'm going to laugh and have fun, too, but something has to be said that has some substance, because this is a platform, and the power that we have with words and with this microphone is phenomenal.
With comedy, it's a combination of knowing the comedic beat was good - it made you laugh, it made people on the crew laugh. With drama, you do something deep and if your stuff was really effective, the ultimate result is silence. Silence is not necessarily... that would also be the result if you sucked.
I love someone who can make me laugh. And someone who's secure - I think that's sexy.
It's easy to laugh at etiquette, but in a hundred years, our children's grandchildren will almost certainly be laughing at us.
I like the sound of laughter. I was the guy in the group of friends that would always make the friends laugh. And everyone was like, 'You should do stand up,' so I gave it a shot, and ta-da! They were right.
Days of wine and roses laugh and run away, like a child at play.
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
If you are not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.
The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly.
There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them.
I truly think comedy is - being funny is DNA. My dad was a doctor, a wonderful doctor, and people still come up to me today, 'Your father helped my mother die.' You know what I'm saying? He made her laugh 'til she died. My father was always very funny.
Sometimes the very best way to deal with unpleasant things is to depict them in ways that allow people to laugh at them and destroy the power of unsayable things, rather than refusing to acknowledge them.
I remember the first time I heard a teenager say 'LOL.' Just what? But it means 'laugh.' Why don't you just laugh? What are you doing?
J. K. Rowling
A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never ceased to be amused.
There's a thin line between to laugh with and to laugh at.
Laugh a lot. It clears the lungs.
We cannot really love anyone with with whom we never laugh.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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