Laughter Quotes

Honest good humour 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.

Washington Irving

Horse-play, romping, frequent and loud fits of laughter, jokes, and indiscriminate familiarity, will sink both merit and knowledge into a degree of contempt. They compose at most a merry fellow; and a merry fellow was never yet a respectable man.

Lord Chesterfield

Pain is deeper than all thought; laughter is higher than all pain

Elbert Hubbard

It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after.

George Ade

Laughter is brightest, in the place here the food is.

Irish Proverb

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

Gordon W. Allport

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

Jean Houston

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

Linda Knight

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.

Charlie Chaplin

Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.

Thomas Carlyle

Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.

Henry Ward Beecher

I have always felt that laughter in the face of reality is probably the finest sound there is and will last until the day when the game is called on account of darkness. In this world, a good time to laugh is any time you can.

Linda Ellerbee

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.

Mark Twain

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul

Yiddish Proverb

The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.

Mark Twain
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