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Scottisch spiritual teacher 1917-2006+3
Gratitude helps you to grow and expands; gratitude brings you and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.
One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616+2
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
American Poet 1878-1967+1
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
English writer and poet 1819-1880+1
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
English writer 1812-1870+1
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-19100
Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
All you need in the world is love and laughter. That's all anybody needs. To have love in one hand and laughter in the other.
Although I have always loved the noise of laughter, I really can't fear the coming of quiet. As for funerals, I rather like them. Such nice things are always said about the deceased, I feel sad that they had to miss hearing it all by just a few days.Source: Obituary in The Independent
English writer 1894-19630
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC0
Can there be joy and laughter When always the world is ablaze? Enshrouded in darkness Should you not seek a light?Source: Dhammapada
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
American author and clergyman 1814-18800
Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift 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. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Do you recall the laughter of the Philistines at the helpless Sampson? You can hear the echo of that laughter to-day, as the church, shorn of her strength by her own sin, is an object of ridicule to the world, who cry in derision, Where is your boasted triumph and your Millennial glory?Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)