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Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895+1
That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.
British writer 1820-18490
A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
British poet 1887-19150
Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill; Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
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.
American writer and publisher 1859-19150
He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.
How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.
American writer and social criticus 1858-19500
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.
English writer 1667-17450
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-0
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.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-18810
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
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
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.
American writer, editor 1915?-0
The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.Source: The Complete Neurotic's Notebook (1981)
French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-17940
The most wasted day of all is that in which we have not laughed.