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  • Anne Bronte
    Anne Bronte
    British writer 1820-1849
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    A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
  • Rupert Brooke
    Rupert Brooke
    British poet 1887-1915
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    Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill; Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.
  • Carlo Collodi
    Carlo Collodi
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    How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
  • I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
  • Carol Ann Duffy
    Carol Ann Duffy
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    One saw I was alive. Loosened
    his belt. My bowels opened in a ragged gape of fear.
    Between the gap of corpses I could see a child.
    The soldiers laughed. Only a matter of days separate
    this from acts of torture now. They shot her in the eye.
    Source: Standing Female Nude (1985) Shooting Stars
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
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    The best kind of comedy to me is when you make people laugh at things they've never laughed at, and also take a light into the darkened corners of people's minds, exposing them to the light.
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    Mignon McLaughlin
    American writer, editor 1915?-
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    The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.
    Source: The Complete Neurotic's Notebook (1981)
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
    Nicolas Chamfort
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    The most wasted day of all is that in which we have not laughed.
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