Thursday, 25 November 2010

Laughter - Quotes

Laughter is man's most distinctive emotional expression. Man shares the capacity for love and hate, anger and fear, loyalty and grief with other living creatures. But humour, which has an intellectual as well as emotional element, belongs to man. - Unknown

If we consider the frequent reliefs we receive from laughter and how often it breaks the gloom which is apt to depress the mind and damp our spirits, with transient, unexpected gleams of joy, one would take care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life. - Joseph Addison

It may be possible to incorporate laughter into daily activities, just as is done with other heart-healthy activities, such as taking the stairs instead of the elevator. The recommendation for a healthy heart may one day be exercise, eat right and laugh a few times a day. - Michael Miller

Laughter is the evidence we are still here, proof that our tragedies will not define us forever. Laughter is the language of the survivor. - John Riebock

The best blush to use is laughter: It put roses in your cheeks and in your soul. - Linda Knight 

Once you get people laughing, they are listening, and you can tell them almost anything. - Herbert Gardner 

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of the heart. - Mort Walker 

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing. - Unknown 

Of all the absurdly silly things human beings do, laughing ought to be among the hardest to explain. - Unknown 

Laughter is the most healthful exertion. - Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland 

People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter. - James J. Walsh

There is always a secret irritation about a laugh into which we cannot join. - Agnes Repplier 

One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man’s laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

That is best – to laugh with someone because you both think the same thing is funny. - Gloria Vanderbilt

The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself. - Rabindranath Tagore

Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together. - Max Eastman 

If you don’t learn to laugh at troubles, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you grow old. - Edward W. Howe 

I have always believed that a good laugh was good for both the mental and physical digestion. - Abraham Lincoln

A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much. - Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Laughter is the gift of love, the music of the soul, and the essence of humanity. - Unknown

Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors. - Norman Cousins

So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter. - Gordon W. Allport

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad. - Thomas Carlyle

Laugh when you can; cry when you must. - Unknown 

Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing. - Ken Kesey

He deserves paradise who makes his companions laugh. - The Koran 

Laughter translates into any language. - Unknown 

Laugh at yourself first, before anybody else can. - Elsa Maxwell

It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it. - Seneca

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain. - Charlie Chaplin 

A laugh is a smile that bursts. - Mary H. Waldrip

Laughter is a tranquilliser with no side effects. - Arnold Glasow

Laughter is medicine for the heart. - Unknown 

Laughter between two is sometimes a closer act of love than any other. - Unknown 

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