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Quotations by Subject: Laughter
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We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
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Agnes Repplier (1855 - 1950), Americans and Others, 1912
He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.
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Anonymous, (wrongly attributed to the Koran)
We laugh a lot. That's for sure. Sure beats the alternative, doesn't it?
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Betty White, Mark Twain Prize, 2010
The more you find out about the world, the more opportunities there are to laugh at it.
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Bill Nye, Interview with Wired.com, April 2005
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
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Bob Newhart (1929 - )
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
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Colette (1873 - 1954), Chance Acquaintances, 1952
Laughter is by definition healthy.
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Doris Lessing
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
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e e cummings (1894 - 1962)
If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.
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Edgar Watson Howe (1853 - 1937)
Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.
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Elsa Maxwell, September 28, 1958
You cannot be mad at somebody who makes you laugh - it's as simple as that.
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Jay Leno (1950 - ), O Magazine, February 2003
If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.
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Jimmy Buffett
In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.
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John Masefield (1878 - 1967), "Window in Bye Street", 1912
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719), The Spectator, September 26, 1712
One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.
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Larry Gelbart
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
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Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
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Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
He who laughs, lasts!
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Mary Pettibone Poole
You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.
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Michael Pritchard
Laughter is inner jogging.
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Norman Cousins (1915 - 1990)
I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilized music in the world.
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Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
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Stephen King (1947 - ), "Hearts in Atlantis"
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
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The Talmud
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
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Victor Borge (1909 - 2000)
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
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W. H. Auden (1907 - 1973)
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