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With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.
Henry Ward Beecher
Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
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.
Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.
It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after.
I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning.
I never get any protests from children. All you get are giggles of mirth and squirms of delight. I know what children like.
Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
I am very fond of Edith Wharton. She's quite high brow but also a great storyteller. My favorite is 'The House of Mirth.' I also like 'The Reef.'
The thinkers of the world should by rights be guardians of the world's mirth.
Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits, are like hot water to a frozen limb.
Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional, they are sceptical and mystical, they are romantic and ironic, they are cruel and tender, and full of mirth and despair.
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