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Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
- Joseph Addison The Spectator, September 26, 1712
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.
- W. H. Auden
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
- Victor Borge
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
- Lord Byron
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
- Colette Chance Acquaintances, 1952
Laughter is inner jogging.
- Norman Cousins
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
- E E Cummings
One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.
- Larry Gelbart
If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.
- Ed Howe
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
- Stephen King "Hearts in Atlantis"
He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.
You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh.
- Jay Leno
Laughter is by definition healthy.
- Doris Lessing
In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.
- John Masefield "Window in Bye Street", 1912
Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.
- Elsa Maxwell September 28, 1958
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
- Bob Newhart
He who laughs, lasts!
- Mary Pettibone Poole
You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.
- Michael Pritchard
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
- Agnes Repplier Americans and Others, 1912
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
- The Talmud
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain