Quotes by laughter

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  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
    Laurence J. Peter
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    Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter.
  • Georges Bernanos
    Georges Bernanos
    French writer 1888-1948
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    When you think of the huge uninterrupted success of a book like Don Quixote, you're bound to realize that if humankind have not yet finished being revenged, by sheer laughter, for being let down in their greatest hope, it is because that hope was cherished so long and lay so deep!
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
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    Who would want a face that hasn't seen or lived properly, hasn't got any wrinkles that come with age, experience and laughter? Not me, anyway.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
  • C. C. H. Pounder
    C. C. H. Pounder
    Guyanese–American actress 1952-
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    With acting, I started very young, and I'd performed for a lot of children in boarding schools, late at night after the dormitory lights were out. I'd have a flashlight, and I'd be Count Dracula, or Shakespeare, or Yogi Bear, and leap from bunk to bunk. I loved the laughter; I liked the way it made people feel.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    Call a truce, then, to our labors - let us feast with friends and neighbors, and be merry as the custom of our caste; for if ''faint and forced the laughter,'' and if sadness follow after, we are richer by one mocking Christmas past.
  • Eileen Caddy
    Eileen Caddy
    Scottisch spiritual teacher 1917-2006
    Eileen Caddy
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    Let there be more joy and laughter in your living.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Laughter - An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Laughter: An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
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