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Laughter

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.  ~Woody Allen


At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.  ~Jean Houston


Even if there is nothing to laugh about, laugh on credit.  ~Author Unknown


Mirth is God's medicine.  Everybody ought to bathe in it.  ~Henry Ward Beecher


Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.  ~Jack Handey, "Deep Thoughts," Saturday Night Live


The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.  ~e.e. cummings


Laughter is an instant vacation.  ~Milton Berle


What monstrous absurdities and paradoxes have resisted whole batteries of serious arguments, and then crumbled swiftly into dust before the ringing death-knell of a laugh!  ~Agnes Repplier


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


Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.  ~Victor Borge


What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.  ~Yiddish Proverb


When people are laughing, they're generally not killing each other.  ~Alan Alda


Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion.  I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.  ~Kurt Vonnegut


A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.  ~Irish Proverb


Laughter gives us distance.  It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.  ~Bob Newhart


A hearty laugh gives one a dry cleaning, while a good cry is a wet wash.  ~Puzant Kevork Thomajan


There can never be enough said of the virtues, dangers, the power of a shared laugh.  ~Françoise Sagan


I've always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, "Ain't that the truth."  ~Quincy Jones


Laughter is the corrective force which prevents us from becoming cranks.  ~Henri Bergson


Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.  What puts man in a higher state of evolution is that he has got his laugh on the right end.  ~Max Eastman


A man isn't poor if he can still laugh.  ~Raymond Hitchcock


Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.  ~Kurt Vonnegut


Remember, men need laughter sometimes more than food.  ~Anna Fellows Johnston


No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.  ~Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Resartus, Book I, chapter 4


You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.  ~Stephen King, Hearts in Atlantis


A good time to laugh is any time you can.  ~Linda Ellerbee


With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.  ~Abraham Lincoln


Watching a child's laughter teach a candle's flame how to dance.  ~Dr. SunWolf


Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had gonorrhea.  ~Kat Likkel and John Hoberg, My Name Is Earl, "Robbed a Stoner Blind," original airdate 16 November 2006


A good, real, unrestrained, hearty laugh is a sort of glorified internal massage, performed rapidly and automatically.  It manipulates and revitalizes corners and unexplored crannies of the system that are unresponsive to most other exercise methods.  ~Author unknown, from an editorial in New York Tribune, quoted in Quotations for Special Occasions by Maud van Buren


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


It is bad to suppress laughter.  It goes back down to your hips.  ~Author Unknown


It was not a laugh but merely a loud smile.  ~Author Unknown


Seven days without laughter makes one weak.  ~Mort Walker


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


Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.  ~Victor Hugo


[L]aughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.  ~Hugh Sidey


Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.  ~Josh Billings


Carry laughter with you wherever you go.  ~Hugh Sidey


Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.  ~Arnold Glasow


Laughter is an orgasm triggered by the intercourse of sense and nonsense.  ~Author Unknown


We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist.  ~Joseph Heller


Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche