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Feelings aroused by the touch of someone's hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter, hope and faith - all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and they have physiological consequences as well.
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
I live a very joyful life, with a lot of laughter and good times.
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.
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!
Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
Henry Ward Beecher
Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Our revenge will be the laughter of our children.
The two things in the world we all share in this world are laughter and pain. We've all got problems. The levels of those problems vary, but we've all got problems. When you can take things that are painful and make them funny, that's a gift - to you and your audience.
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
The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it... try to fake three laughs in an hour - ha ha ha ha ha - they'll take you away, man. You can't.
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.
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Laughter is America's most important export.
It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.
Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.
If love is the treasure, laughter is the key.
Laughter is God's blessing.
Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection.
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
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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