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I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them.
If we're destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there's got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
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.
Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.
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.
Laughter is an instant vacation.
Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
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.
My professional life in Hollywood has been filled with joy and laughter.
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 one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
Our revenge will be the laughter of our children.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
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.
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
Laughter is the valve on the pressure cooker of life. Either you laugh and suffer, or you got your beans or brains on the ceiling.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
If love is the treasure, laughter is the key.
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
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.
I realized that comedians of the day were operating on jokes and punch lines. The moment you say the punch line, the audience either laughs sincerely or they laugh automatically or they don't laugh. The thing that bothered me was that automatic laugh. I said, that's not real laughter.
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.
Does anyone remember laughter?
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