Humour And Laughter Quotes by Vaclav Havel, Washington Irving, W. H. Auden, Kurt Vonnegut, Christopher Morley, Clarence Darrow and many others.
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.
Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers.
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him.
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