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Days of wine and roses laugh and run away, like a child at play.
I write funny. If I can make my wife laugh, I know I'm on the right track. But yes, I don't like to get Maudlin. And I have a tendency towards it.
I've seen racism in my audiences. For example, I've seen people laugh at every other group, but then clam up when it comes to their community. You can't laugh at everyone else and then not laugh at yourself. You shouldn't be at my show if you can't laugh at yourself.
I was proud of 'Robin Hood,' even though critics wrote negative things. But I had to laugh when this big, shaven-headed Hungarian stunt guy first saw me. He said, 'You Jonas? You playing Robin Hood? You need to go to the gym today.' So I thought, 'I'm going to show people.'
My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.
If you're serious, you really understand that it's important that you laugh as much as possible and admit that you're the funniest person you ever met. You have to laugh. Admit that you're funny. Otherwise, you die in solemnity.
When you don't understand something, you often laugh.
If you watch kids looking at something on television, even something that's produced for them and is supposed to be funny, what you'll notice is that they don't laugh.
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
If you can't make it better, you can laugh at it.
Anybody with a sense of humor is going to put on my album and laugh from beginning to end.
Life is very tough. If you don't laugh, it's tough.
If you are not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
Robert A. Heinlein
Isn't it funny how babies laugh a lot? I read a toddler, a young child laughs 300 times a day. The average adult laughs, like, four times a day. God put it in them. He put the laugh in us, but I think sometimes we let life get us down, you know, have bad breaks, and we lose our breaks.
We don't laugh because we're happy - we're happy because we laugh.
You grow up the day you have the first real laugh at yourself.
I laugh all the time - at things, people, stuff, whatever. But, I don't laugh onstage because then it's serious business.
I feel lucky that I can have people laugh solidly for a whole hour by just saying what I think and getting paid for it.
Like other kids wanted to become firemen or astronauts, I wanted to make people laugh.
Only one in four jokes ever works, and I still can't predict what people will laugh at.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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