Laughter Quotes

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

Mark Twain

You may forget the one with whom you have laughed, but never the one with whom you have wept.

Kahlil Gibran

A laugh is a smile that bursts.

Mary H. Waldrip

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

Yiddish Proverb

Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.

Arnold H. Glasgow

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

Victor Hugo

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

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.

Virginia Woolf

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, Jr.

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

Josh Billings

Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility; one is wind-power, and the other water-power; that is all

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Charlie Chaplin

Laughter is a form of internal jogging. It moves your internal organs around. It enhances respiration. It is an igniter of great expectations.

Norman Cousins

Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face

Malcolm de Chazal

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

Irish Proverb

Laughter's the nearest we ever get, or should get, to sainthood. It's the state of grace that saves most of us from contempt.

John Osborne

One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter.

F. Sagan

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of your heart.

Mort Walker

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

Woody Allen

The first person I learned I could make happy with laughter was my mother, whom I idolize. It was a powerful thing to realize. I knew I had found my life's work.

Ellen DeGeneres

Laughter always forgives.

Martin Amis

When he laughed, respectable senators burst with laughter, And when he cried the little children died in the streets.

Wystan Hugh Auden

I am pleased to see from the laughter on the Ministerial benches that there is no implication on their part to take Sir Oswald Mosley too seriously. It can easily be seen to-day that this idea of a dictator is gradually falling down.

Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee

The court had to be cleared owing to the roars of ribald laughter which greeted the appearance in the witness-box of the twelve red bearded dwarfs all in a heap. Their names were read out amid growing uproar. The names appeared to be: Sophus Barkayo-Tong, Amaninter Axling, Farjole Merrybody, Guttergorm Guttergormpton, Badly Oronparser, Churm Rincewind, Cleveland Zackhouse, Molonay Tubilderborst, Edeledel Edel, Scorpion de Rooftrouser, Listenis Youghaupt, Frums Gillygottle. Are these genuine names? No, m'worship. Then what's your name? Bogus, m'ludship. No, your real name. My real name is Bogus, your excellency. (At this point the court had to be cleared)

Beachcomber

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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