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Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Seven days without laughter makes one weak.
Laughter is the best medicine - unless you're diabetic, then insulin comes pretty high on the list.
The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it.
I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Laughter is America's most important export.
Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.
Real laughter is spontaneous. Like water from the spring it bubbles forth a creation of mingled action and spontaneity - two magic potions in themselves - the very essence of laughter - the unrestrained emotion within us!
I keep my skin - especially on my face and neck - out of the sun. My brother died of melanoma eight years ago, and I've got SPF on all the time, 24-7. It makes you realize, the sun is a wonderful thing, but it can be a very devastating thing. So sunscreen is key, and a lot of laughter, too.
Giada De Laurentiis
I believe that laughter is the best emotional Band-Aid in the world. It's like nature's Neosporin.
The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.
If Heaven exists, to know that there's laughter, that would be a great thing.
I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Laughter is important, not only because it makes us happy, it also has actual health benefits. And that's because laughter completely engages the body and releases the mind. It connects us to others, and that in itself has a healing effect.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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