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At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. (Quote by - Jean Houston)

For a man learns more quickly and remembers more easily that which he laughs at, than that which he approves and reveres. (Quote by - Horace)

Laughter is the closest distance between two people. (Quote by - Victor Borge)

A gentleman is often seen, but very seldom heard to laugh. (Quote by - Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield)

The best blush to use is laughter: It put roses in your cheeks and in your soul. (Quote by - Linda Knight)

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. (Quote by - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.)

He is not always at ease who laughs. (Quote by - Dante)

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they might of been. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Man is the only creature endowed with the power of laughter. (Quote by - Charles C. Grevvile)

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. (Quote by - Luke)

I have known sorrow--therefore I May laugh with you, O friend, more merrily Than those who never sorrowed upon earth And know not laughter's worth. I have known laughter--therefore I May sorrow with you far more tenderly Than those who never guess how sad a thing Seems merriment to one heart's suffering. (Quote by - Mrs. Frederic J. Faulks)

The landlord's laugh was ready chorus. (Quote by - Robert Burns)

He laughs best who laughs last. (Quote by - Old English Proverb)

The laughter of adults was always very different from the laughter of children. The former indicated a recognition of the familiar, but in children it came from the shock of the new. (Quote by - Elizabeth Hardwick)

I quickly laugh at everything, for fear of having to cry. (Quote by - Pierre de Beaumarchais)

Loud laughter is the mirth of the mob, who are only pleased with silly things; for true wit or good sense never excited a laugh since the creation of the world. (Quote by - Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield)

Truth's sacred fort th' exploded laugh shall win, And coxcombs vanquish Berkeley with a grin. (Quote by - John Brown)

Low gurgling laughter, as sweet As the swallow's song i' the South, And a ripple of dimples that, dancing, meet By the curves of a perfect mouth. (Quote by - Paul Hamilton Hayne)

To provoke laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect. (Quote by - Honore de Balzac)

When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it. (Quote by - William Blake)

If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth. (Quote by - John Cleese)

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all. (Quote by - Jean de la Bruyere)

How much lies in Laughter: the cipher-key, wherewith we decipher the whole man. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Laugh not too much; the witty man laughs least: For wit is news only to ignorance. Lesse at thine own things laugh; lest in the jest Thy person share, and the conceit advance. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. (Quote by - Mark Twain)


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