Quotation Explorer - 'Laughter'

Friendships founded on laughter are always fortuitous. - Stephen King
The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - that man is black at heart: mark and avoid him. - Cicero
Laughter is the most important paradise of life. - Debasish Mridha
True life lies in laughter, love and work. - Elbert Hubbard
In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured. - Gordon B. Hinckley
I think laughter may be a form of courage. As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that. - Linda Ellerbee
The laughter of children isn't mean or cutting, but pure and simple fun. - Marty Rubin
May you fill your days with love, laughter, and joy. - Debasish Mridha
Joy is God's smile; love is God's laughter. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Do not judge men by mere appearances; for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. - Edward Chapin
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns. - George Santayana
When a heart has set a course, let it navigate the laughter in failure and generosity in overcoming crisis. Love weaves lives and distills. - James Emlund
Absurd laughter is a kind of protest against an absurd existence. - Meng Wang
Let us decorate the world with the flowers of peace, love, and laughter. - Debasish Mridha
Surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Laughter is to the soul what sunshine is to a flower. - Peggy Toney Horton
Play the game of peace, not the war.Play, not with gun, but with laughter. - Debasish Mridha
Turn your frowns into smiles, your tears into laughter, your weaknesses into strengths, your setbacks into opportunities, and your failures into victories. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Laughter is good for the heart and mind. - Andrea L'Artiste
There should be a measure for happiness or sadness, like the width of your smile, the twinkle in your eyes, the depth of your laughter or the salt of your tears. - Srividya Srinivasan
Laughter is easiest said in a story; some people just forget that their life is a story. - Andrew Carson
Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, sermons and soda water the day after. - George Gordon Byron
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods. - Albert Einstein
A world full of Love, Light & Laughter. Its time has come. Let's make it happen. - Sadghuru
It’s true that laughter really is cheap medicine. It’s a prescription anyone can afford. And best of all, you can fill it right now. - Steve Goodier
You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye Who cheer when soldier lads march by, Sneak home and pray you'll never know The hell where youth and laughter go." "The War Poems - Siegfried Sassoon
Love is the greatest magician in the universe; it can turn pain into pleasure, agony into power, sorrow into joy, and gloom into laughter. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I find great happiness in my relationships with old friends, living mirrors that reflect histories of laughter and sorrow, triumphs and failures, births and deaths, on both sides. - Diane Von Furstenberg
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx
I think that wherever your journey takes you, there are new gods waiting there, with divine patience -- and laughter.
The best blush to use is laughter. It puts roses in your cheeks and in your soul. - Linda Knight
Laughter is sweet when enjoyed alone. But it becomes sweeter when you enjoy it together with the people around you. Your success must lead to the success others. - Israelmore Ayivor
Humor is a prelude to faith, and laughter is the beginning of prayer. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Laughter is by definition healthy. - Doris Lessing
In the sweetness of friendship; let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Kahlil Gibran
I want to make people around me happy, because I never know that laughter I gave to them would be my last gift I could offer. - Jimbo J. Antipolo
Comedy is not the opposite of darkness, but its natural bedfellow. Pain makes laughter necessary; laughter makes pain tolerable. - Mindy Greenstein
The touched heart madly stirs,your laughter is water hurrying over pebbles - every gesture is a proclamation,every sound is speech... - Sappho
Fate rolls with laughter in the distance. - Trish Millburn
The truth of life is hidden in all jokes that invoke the stroke of laughter of most people. - Anuj Somany
May your home always be filled with love, laughter and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
A loving mother makes sacrifices for peace and laughter to reign in her home and family. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations? - Jane Swan
Laughter is a good way to hide pain"- Leo Valdez - Rick Riordan
I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and laughter 'til they bloom, 'til you yourself burst into bloom. - Clarissa Piakola Estes
The 8 Snippets feed hungry hearts with love, learning and laughter. - T.R. Johnson
Laughter is the closest distance between two people. - Victor Borge
A true friend is not the one you share laughter with. But the one you share laughter and sorrow with. - Unarine Ramaru
What is life if not laughter and love, caring and compassion, fresh bread and crisp radishes? - James Kavanaugh
A day without laughter is like living in darkness; you try to find your way around, but you can't see clearly. - Emily Mitchell
Laughter enlightens our hearts and lightens life’s burdens. - Debasish Mridha
Laughter is the divine effervescing. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Laughter is the first evidence of freedom.
As she laughed I was aware of becoming involved in her laughter and being part of it, until her teeth were only accidental stars with a talent for squad-drill. - T.S. Eliot
You have as much laughter as you have faith. - Martin Luther
Cheer up, make every endeavor worthwhile and never get tempted to take away the privilege to smile because life deserves joy and laughter. - Cesar Gealogo
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. - Nicolas Chamfort
Her smile was like laughter to me— it bubbled in like champagne. - Atticus
I am convinced that we as adults must constantly cling to, affirm, and celebrate with our children those things we love, sunsets, laughter, the taste of a good meal, the warmth of a hickory fire shared by real friends, the joy of discovery and accomplishment, the constant surprises of life. - Eliot Wigginton
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. - Joseph Addison
Laughter is an instant vacation. - Milton Berle
Cherish the fabulous, the fantastic, the beautiful, the graceful, the moments of abandon, laughter, quirkiness. Cherish the tiny incredible details, the gigantic & varied display, and the infinite depths - of life. - Jay Woodman
Not words. nor laughter. but rather someonewho will fall in lovewith your silence. - Sanober Khan
Laughter lights up the darkness. - A.D. Posey
From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx
A priest once quoted to me the Roman saying that a religion is dead when the priests laugh at each other across the altar. I always laugh at the altar, be it Christian, Hindu, or Buddhist, because real religion is the transformation of anxiety into laughter. - Alan W. Watts
When Darkness surrounds you, look for the stars. When Jealousy whispers, kill it with laughter. When Hate hurts you, love with all your strength. - M.J. Abraham
If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale. - Nicholas Sparks
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything. - Kurt Vonnegut
Ingredients for a terrific Christmas: Christ. Love for one another. Forgiveness. Generosity. Time. Music. Children’s laughter. Reminising with loved ones. Remembering those who are alone. The making of new memories. - Toni Sorenson
There is a quality about women who choosemen sparingly;it appears in their walkin their eyesin their laughter and in theirgentle hearts. - Charles Bukowski
All along it was not by stunts of glory, but by touch and laughter and tears that Jesus has healed and restored. - Kayla McClurg
laughter is the best medicine in life, chocolate is the substitute! - CL Bennett
Laughter is inner jogging. - Norman Cousins
Laughter is a whip that keeps us in line. It's horrible to be laughed at against your will. Either you suppress unwelcome laughter or you start controlling it. - Keith Johnstone
Tyler rounded the hood and opened the door. 'What?' he asked when she grinned at him. 'You've got a slide-over-here-honey seat!' His eyes crinkled with laughter. 'Well, what are you doing all the way over there? - C.H. Admirand
The torturer was wheeling around the room, shrieking, holding his impaled hand, which had a pen sticking out of it. The guard by the door was in paroxysms of laughter. Frey had crumpled the confession into a ball and was trying to get it into his mouth to eat it, but couldn't quote reach. - Chris Wooding
Through all of living have much joy and laughter, life is to be enjoyed, not just endured. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Sober Minds give the world a chance. True Love brings you Hope. Blind Faith moves mountains. And the main savior from despair is Laughter. - Lara Biyuts
Sex does not thrive on monotony. Without feeling, inventions, moods,no surprises in bed. Sex must be mixed with tears, laughter, words, promises, scenes, jealousy, envy, all the spices of fear, foreign travel, new faces, novels, stories, dreams, fantasies, music, dancing, opium, wine. - Anaïs Nin
Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning. - George Bernard Shaw
Thank you for sharing such a hilarious post! I had tears rolling down my face & my poodle was pawing at me thinking I'd gone mad with my laughter. - Blog reader
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The heart overflows with gladness, and leaps and dances for the joy it has found in God. In this experience the Holy Spirit is active, and has taught us in the flash of a moment the deep secret of joy. You will have as much joy and laughter in life as you have faith in God. - Martin Luther
There is little success where there is little laughter. - Andrew Carnegie
We passed from laughter to terror which, like love and hate, are close relatives. - Lise Deharme
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. - Victor Borge
And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Kahlil Gibran
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
Determine to live life with flair and laughter. - Maya Angelou
The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it. - James Thurber
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. - Bill Cosby
An infinite question is often destroyed by finite answers. To define everything is to annihilate much that gives us laughter and joy. - Madeleine L'Engle
Laughter is like a windshield wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going. - Auliq Ice
Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.
My everlasting Summer fills heart with laughter like a blooming flower... Her diverse sounds is nature's symphony, sprinkle delight, with comfort of ocean breeze which needs no attest.. The unique every moment of soul's revival and its sun to shine... - Oksana Rus
Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometime, though, it's just pure, unthinking delight. - Barbara Schapiro
Laughter is to life what shock absorbers are to automobiles. It won't take the portholes out of the road, but it sure makes the ride smoother.
There is no glory in the tepid smiles of the thousands. It is better to have the uproarious laughter of the hundreds. - Monica Hesse
Present mirth hath present laughter; what's to come is still unsure. - William Shakespeare
Life gets so ridiculous, you just have to brush it off like sand and laugh. I think the laughter is good medicine for crap-itis. - Ace Antonio Hall
Laughter is carbonated holiness. - Anne Lamott
I wish you a vivacious day of love, laughter, and joy. Have an awesome birthday! - Debasish Mridha
You might call them the icing on life’s cake, but music, laughter and the enjoyment of eating are the toppings that flavor everyday living. These added accents or accessories do spice up the cake. If served without, life would be rather bland! - Wes Adamson
and our few good times will be rare because we have the critical senseand are not easy to fool with laughter - Charles Bukowski
I am fated to journey hand in hand with my strange heroes and to survey the surging immensity of life, to survey it through the laughter that all can see and through the tears unseen and unknown by anyone. - Nikolai Gogol
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward. - Kurt Vonnegut
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants. - Stephen King
Not by wrath does one kill, but by laughter. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Love is when Looking at a glance at youI found laughter in my eyes, Thoughts turns into jewels Where luster of your aura dwells - Seema Gupta
Blurred is the picture, To not know what's next! Is it the laughter that awaits, Or sorrows lined up to dictate. Untold, unclear is...A story of our fate! - Somya Kedia
The beauty of the world...has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder. - Virginia Woolf
For a significant manwoman, the one thought he values greatly, to the laughter and scorn of insignificant men, is a key to hidden treasure chambers; for those others, it is nothing but a piece of old iron. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Shared laughter creates a bond of friendships. When people laugh together, they cease to be young and old, teacher and pupils, worker and boss. They become a single group of human beings. - W. Lee Grant
Oh the beauty of nature! Oh the magical heart touching flower.My heart wants to bloom like you with love, joy, and laughter. - Debasish Mridha
Loss was like that, Gamache knew. You didn't just lose a loved one. You lost your heart, your memories, your laughter, your brain and it even took your bones. Eventually it all came back, but different. Rearranged - Louise Penny
Laughter is a gift for lovers. - Harley King
If you're too serious to make life a laughing matter, then you seriously need to make laughter matter to you today and every day! - Jeannine M. Luby
I always knew i would look back on my tears and laugh but i never tought i would look back on the laughter and cry - Unknown
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. - Victor Hugo
Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone. - Vincent Van Gogh
I wonder what became of you, your JohnnyRotten skin, no Emerald City eyes.You'd have been a beauty if you let inferiority steam your glasses with its candor, sans laughter. - Kristen Henderson
It was a momentary laughter, in which our souls united. But I think there comes a point in love, a unique moment which later on the soul seeks in vain to surpass, and that the effort to revive such happiness depletes it; that nothing thwarts happiness so much as the memory of happiness. - André Gide
Good laughter, or even a smile. It makes everything grow. It makes people Love you. - Angie karan
There is thin line between smile and laughter. - Santosh Kalwar
Tell me, Mr. Bennet, how can we amuse you during your visit? Do you hunt? Lady Catherine was spooning her turtle soup, blowing delicately to cool it.I am certain an animal would sooner die of laughter than gunshot wound if I even made the attempt. - Karen V. Wasylowski
Dear Lover,Your laughter is warm rain, and you are the rainbow. - Lori Jenessa Nelson
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion. - The Talmud
That laughter costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency. - Quintilian
Learn from the earliest days to insure your principles against the perils of ridicule; you can no more exercise your reason if you live in the constant dread of laughter, than you can enjoy your life if you are in the constant terror of death. - Sydney Smith
Laughter is good for both the body and the soul. - Mike Meyer
Is there anything more enlightened, more intelligent, more intellectual than laughter? - Marty Rubin
A beautiful life is a life that is content and satisfied with material possessions, and has an abundance of hope, love, laughter, kindness, and compassion. - Debasish Mridha
When stress is the disease, then forgiveness and laughter are the medicine. - Debasish Mridha
Laughter is the only medicine, without side effects. - Shannon L. Alder
I wanted to live in your heart and in your dreams.I wanted to enjoy your love, laughter and screams. - Debasish Mridha
The possibility to love another scared me; terrified me actually. Being a free spirit, apart of me is most alive when roaming, than I became a mother and for the first time I felt my heart live outside my body and that's the moment his laughter became my medicine. - Nikki Rowe
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. - Joan Lunden
A baby’s laughter is the sweetest music that touches every heart. - Debasish Mridha
A child’s laughter is one of the most beautiful things on this earth. It can fill the whole world with passionate joy. - Debasish Mridha
There are lives I can imagine without children but none of them have the same laughter & noise. - Brian Andreas
Time seems so inconceivably vast, until it crushes, pressing you paper-thin between one broken-heartbeat passed, and the laughter yet to come. - Elyse Draper
In that one moment, I wrapped a thousand others. A lifetime of joy, sorrow, laughter, frowns, smiles, tears... life! - Faraaz Kazi
The source of all humor is not laughter, but sorrow. - Mark Twain
Acquiring a blissful brain and in peace, is when I think positively, the sounds around and within me become music, my movement as one of a conscious dance, my smile breaking in to an infectious laughter, my mind transcending in meditation, and my life grows and becomes a celebration! - Angie karan
I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilized music in the world. - Peter Ustinov
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home. - Irish Proverb
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one. - Oscar Wilde
Laughter is the best medicine - Chase Soundly
Friends are the most important part of your life. Treasure the tears, treasure the laughter, but most importantly, treasure the memories. - Dave Brenner
He could feel her laughter against his chest, and at that moment he thought that there was no better feeling than making Emma Morley laugh. - David Nicholls
Laughter is wine for the soul - laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness - the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living. - Seán O'Casey
A carpenter is hired- a roof repaired, a porch built. Everything that can be fixed. June, July, August. Everyday we hear their laughter. I think of the painting by van Gogh, the man in the chair. Everything wrong, and nowhere to go. His hands over his eyes. - Mary Oliver
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on. - Bob Newhart
Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over, and showing it principally in one place. - Josh Billings
There was happiness of laughter. + Michael EndeNovember 20, 2016Amen - Petra Hermans
Days are made to be filled with laughter. - Kevin J. Donaldson
I hoped that grief was similar to the other emotions. That it would end, the way happiness did. Or laughter. - Neil Jordan
It's laughter that lubricates our irritations, that releases our tensions, that feeds our joy… it’s the laughter that helps keep things warm and joyful even in the midst of pain. - Emilie Barnes
Just thinking of your laughter gives me courage. . . - Rosamund Lupton
I seek to take my audience on an emotional roller-coaster ride, a journey of laughter and tears and every sentiment in between. - Marc Royston
A day without laughter is a day wasted. - Nicolas Chamfort
And they danced with laughter and tears. They swung each other round and round, the first and last time in years. - Hubert Martin
I know death is coming, and I do not fear it. I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state. I am grateful for the gifts of intelligence, love, wonder and laughter. You can't say it wasn't interesting. - Roger Ebert
I will always know the glory of the beautiful and rare, as they will know security from labour and prayer. As they will hear the laughter of the children they gave life, I will know the torments of the song born under knife. - Roman Payne
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end. - Kris Kristofferson
When God laughs at the soul and the soul laughs back at God, the persons of the Trinity are begotten. When the Father laughs at the Son and the Son laughs back at the Father, that laughter gives pleasure, that pleasure gives joy, that joy gives love, and that love is the Holy Spirit. - Meister Eckhart
The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it...try to fake three laughs in an hour -- ha ha ha ha ha -- they'll take you away, man. You can't. - Lenny Bruce
Laughter is a gift from God that opens the heart. - Eileen Anglin
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. - Jean Houston
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything. - Kurt Vonnegut
Nobody ever died of laughter. - Max Beerbohm
The laughter of a man is the contentment of God.
From quiet homes and first beginning,Out to the undiscovered ends,There's nothing worth the wear of winning,But laughter and the love of friends. - Hilaire Belloc
Tranquil breeze Glittering beach Dancing water Bluest skyMy mind flies high with joyful laughter. - Debasish Mridha
I prefer the lightness of laughter to the heaviness of thought. - Marty Rubin
Laughter is the hand of God on the shoulder of a troubled world. - Grady Nutt
There's something amazing about humor and laughter. It broadens your perspective. - Hrishikesh Agnihotri
Perspective-changing events can have many parts. One part can be a tense, laughter-filled promise. Another part can have no laughter at all. - Andrea Goeglein
Just a second of her laughter can get me through the darkest day. - Megan Bostic
A house from which nobody ever went away without feeling better in some way. A house in which there was always laughter. - L.M. Montgomery
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. - Erma Bombeck
Laughter rises out of tragedy when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage. - Erma Bombeck
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. - Mark Twain
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul. - Joseph Addison
May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility. - Maryanne Radmacher-Hershey
I write so others might contemplate things that are out of the ordinary. I write to make people feel—to cause laughter and tears and anger at injustice. I write so the world will imagine and wonder at crazy, incredible truths. I write to have a tiny bit of influence on a universal conscience. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Emily swore and he was impressed; he'd never thought to string cocksuckingsonofabitch together in one sentence. He couldn't help himself; the snort of laughter escaped before he could hold it in. - C.H. Admirand
Laughter and enjoyment is the key to Entertainment. - IvoryjTaylor
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