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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.
The fine line between roaring with laughter and crying because it's a disaster is a very, very fine line. You see a chap slip on a banana skin in the street and you roar with laughter when he falls slap on his backside. If in doing so you suddenly see he's broken a leg, you very quickly stop laughing and it's not a joke anymore.
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.
Gordon W. Allport
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.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.
God is in the sadness and the laughter, in the bitter and the sweet.
Neale Donald Walsch
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.
In the process of looking for comedy, you have to be deeply honest. And in doing that, you'll find out here's the other side. You'll be looking under the rock occasionally for the laughter.
Laughter is much more important than applause. Applause is almost a duty. Laughter is a reward.
Laughter is America's most important export.
I think laughter is the best medicine. If you can't laugh at yourself, then you can't laugh at life and the silliness of it all.
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.
It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after.
But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself, and furnishes laughter for his enemies.
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
Arnold H. Glasow
I think one reason for a successful marriage is laughter. I think laughter gets you through the rough moments in a marriage.
It is better to write of laughter than of tears, for laughter is the property of man.
It was a somber place, haunted by old jokes and lost laughter. Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh.
I believe that laughter is the best emotional Band-Aid in the world. It's like nature's Neosporin.
I like a quiet evening with family or friends over, great food and great discussion and a lot of laughter. That's really what I think fills my tank.
Whatever it is that I feel, I express it! I am free with my joy, my laughter, my pleasure, my pain, and I am blessed in that way as an actress that I can access those feelings within myself and not be ashamed to show whatever that is that's appropriate for the character.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and hack to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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