Laughs Proverbs

By | January 14, 2017

Sayings about Laughs & Laughing

When men speak of the future, the gods laugh. ~ Chinese Proverb

The teeth that laugh are also those that bite. ~ West African Proverb

Laughing wife, crying purse. ~ South American Proverb

The deaf laugh twice. ~ Afghan Proverb

He laughs best who laughs last. ~ English Proverb

Laugh and grow fat. ~ Traditional Proverb

A naked man will often laugh at someone with torn clothes. ~ Sudanese Proverb

Gold that is lent goes away laughing and comes back in tears. ~ Turkish Proverb

Learn from your tears and you will win laughing. ~ Spanish Proverb

He, who laughs too much, is hiding his grief. ~ Italian Proverb

Annoy your doctor and sickness comes in laughing. ~ Zimbabwean Proverb

When the child falls the mother weeps; when the mother falls the child laughs. ~ Rwandan Proverb

You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept. ~ Arabian Proverb

The laugh is always on the loser. ~ German Proverbs

It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools. ~ Spanish Proverb

People show their character by what they laugh at. ~ German Proverb

A day is lost if one has not laughed. ~ French Proverb

When two poor men help each other, God laughs. ~ Walloon Proverb

A face that never laughs betrays an evil heart. ~ Basque Proverb

A woman that always laughs is everybody’s wife; a man that is always laughing is an idiot. ~ Chinese Proverb

Weeping bride, laughing wife, laughing bride, weeping wife. ~ German Proverb

Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods. ~ Japanese Proverb

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. ~ Jewish Proverb

Follow the advice of the one who makes you cry, not from the one who makes you laugh. ~ Arabian Proverb

A man laughs at others and weeps for himself. ~ Indian Proverb

Laugh before breakfast, you’ll cry before supper. ~ Traditional Proverb

What is viler than to be laughed at?. ~ Latin Proverb

Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone. ~ English Proverb

When two friends dip into their purse, one laughs, the other cries. ~ Spanish Proverb

Those who love you will make you weep; those who hate you will make you laugh. ~ Russian Proverb

Your years will still remain the same whether you laugh or cry. ~ Japanese Proverb

If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy. ~ Traditional Proverb

A mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of rumor. ~ Latin Proverb

They will be hushed by a good deed who laughs at a wise speech. ~ French Proverb

When an old man marries, death laughs. ~ German Proverb

When the mouse laughs at the cat, there is a hole nearby. ~ Nigerian Proverb

If you call a lady a slave, she laughs, but if you call a slave a slave, he cries. ~ Indian Proverb

When a woman laughs an experienced man will know how much it will cost him. ~ Indian Proverb

Don’t laugh when your neighbor’s oven is on fire. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

A rich widow weeps in one eye and laughs with the other. ~ Portuguese Proverb

God laughs at man’s proposal. ~ Georgian Proverb

One with the courage to laugh is the master of the world almost as much as the man who is ready to die. ~ Italian Proverb

Do not laugh at the fallen; you may find slippery roads ahead. ~ African Proverb

When the thief has stolen from a thief, God laughs in heaven. ~ Armenian Proverb

Laugh and everyone sees it, cry and no one sees it. ~ Yiddish Proverb

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. ~ Irish Proverbs

Laugh, if you are wise. ~ Latin Proverb

Among those who laugh, do not weep; among those who weep, do not laugh. ~ Jewish Proverbs

If Jesus Christ comes to help me, I laugh at the angels. ~ Russian Proverbs

Laughing is not always the proof of a mind at ease. ~ French Proverb

He who tickles himself can laugh whenever he wants. ~ Polish Proverbs

When you talk about future happenings the devil starts to laugh. ~ Japanese Proverb

The gods just laugh when men pray to them for wealth. ~ Japanese Proverbs

It is a wise man who can laugh at his own jokes. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Laugh at the rice and you will weep for the lentil. ~ Creole Proverb (Southern U.S.)

A fool laughs at himself. ~ Namibian Proverb

A maid who laughs is half taken. ~ English Proverbs

The lame man laughs at the blind. ~ Ukrainian Proverb

They are not all friends who laugh with you. ~ German Proverbs

If you tell the truth too early, you are laughed at — too late and you are stoned. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Who laughs at you also cries for you. ~ Ukrainian Proverb

Men laugh with their heart, women only with their mouth. ~ Arabian Proverb

Quotations about Laughs

Laugh now, cry later

A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused. ~ Shirley Maclaine

People who stop laughing are always the ones who get hurt. ~ Josh Sundquist

Then let us laugh. It is the cheapest luxury man enjoys, and, as Charles Lamb says, “is worth a hundred groans in any state of the market.” ~ William Matthews

You can’t stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh. ~ Jay Leno

They laugh that win! ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

Men will let you abuse them if only you will make them laugh. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Only in this world do we laugh: in hell, it won’t be possible; and in heaven, it won’t be proper. ~ Jules Renard

The most completely wasted of all days is that in which we have not laughed. ~ Nicolas Chamfort

To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs. ~ Ghose Aurobindo

He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh. ~ The Holy Koran

A laugh costs too much when bought at the expense of virtue. ~ Quintilian

Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at. ~ Wilson Mizner

You enjoy it more if you can laugh at it. ~ Author Unknown

He laughs best who laughs last. ~ John Vanbrugh

We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes. ~ Malcolm De Chazal

I’ve always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, “Ain’t that the truth.” ~ Quincy Jones

If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think. ~ Clarence Darrow

By nothing do men show their character more than by the things they laugh at. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes

When you laugh, be sure to laugh at what people do and not at what people are. ~ Author Unknown

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they might have been. ~ William Hazlitt

The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself. ~ Oliver Goldsmith

A laugh is a smile that bursts. ~ Mary H. Waldrip

He who laughs last didn’t get the joke at first. ~ Evan Esar

He who laughs best today, will also laugh last. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Laugh at your friends, and if your friends are sore; So much the better, you may laugh the more. ~ Alexander Pope

The man that loves and laughs must sure do well. ~ Alexander Pope

When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him. ~ Thomas Szasz

A laughing fool … seems born for nothing but to show his teeth. ~ George Pope Morris

No one will be more profoundly sad than he who laughs too much. ~ Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs. ~ Malcolm De Chazal

She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth. ~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

His own heart laughed: and that was quite enough for him. ~ Charles Dickens Quotes

No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh. ~ Samuel Johnson

A laugh a day keeps the psychiatrist away. ~ Evan Esar

Life without laughing is a dreary blank. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

He is not always at ease who laughs. ~ Charles de Marguetel de Saint-Denis de Saint-Evremond

Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all. ~ Jean De La Bruyere

A good time to laugh is any time you can. ~ Linda Ellerbee

I hasten to laugh at everything for fear of being obliged to weep. ~ Pierre De Beaumarchais

The laughers are a majority. ~ Alexander Pope

It is a good thing to laugh, at any rate; and if a straw can tickle a man, it is an instrument of happiness. ~ John Dryden

If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you grow old. ~ Edgar Watson Howe

The earth laughs in flowers. ~ EE Cummings

To laugh is proper to man. ~ Francois Rabelais

I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person. ~ Audrey Hepburn

We do not stop laughing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop laughing. ~ Evan Esar

A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market. ~ Charles Lamb

Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone. ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I found people looked better when they laughed. ~ Mort Sahl

Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing. ~ Ken Kesey

It’s hard … to hate a man who laughs at himself and the rest of the world. ~ Jo Clayton

No one is laughable who laughs at himself. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

The man who laughs has simply not yet had the terrible news. ~ Bertolt Brecht

Always laugh heartily at the jokes your boss tells, it maybe a loyalty test. ~ Author Unknown

That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you. ~ A. Whitney Brown

He who laughs … lasts. ~ Erma Bombeck

If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don’t want to go there. ~ Martin Luther Quotes

Men are contented to be laughed at for their wit, but not for their folly. ~ Jonathan Swift

The most wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed. ~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

More people laugh at us than with us, however it may appear at the moment. ~ Giovanni Ruffini

It is easier to make people cry than to make them laugh. ~ Author Unknown

Whatever you laugh at in others, laughs at yourself. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

We don’t laugh because we’re happy — we’re happy because we laugh. ~ William James

The joke loses everything when the joker laughs himself. ~ Friedrich Schiller

It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh at, yourself. ~ Ethel Barrymore

Nothing shows a man’s character more than what he laughs at. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes

He who laughs on Friday will weep on Sunday. ~ Jean Baptiste Racine

Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can. ~ Elsa Maxwell

There can never be enough said of the virtues, dangers, the power of a shared laugh. ~ Françoise Sagan

One loses many laughs by not laughing at oneself. ~ Sara Jeannette Duncan

A laugh’s the wisest, easiest answer to all that’s queer. ~ Herman Melville

The loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind. ~ Oliver Goldsmith

A good laugh is sunshine in a house. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

No one is more profoundly sad as one who laughs too much. ~ Jean Paul Richter

Life is worth living as long as there’s a laugh in it. ~ Lucy Maud Montgomery

A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better. ~ Barbara Walters

You can judge a man by what he laughs at. ~ Author Unknown

A gentleman is often seen, but very seldom heard to laugh. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you. ~ Oscar Wilde

A man isn’t poor if he can still laugh. ~ Raymond Hitchcock

Nothing is sillier than a silly laugh. ~ Caius Quintus Valerius Catullus

The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms — hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal. ~ James Thurber

Learn to laugh at your troubles and you’ll never run out of things to laugh at. ~ Lyn Karol

If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane. ~ Jimmy Buffet

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad. ~ Thomas Carlyle

He is a wise man who always knows what to laugh at, and a bold man that always dare laugh at what is laughable. ~ Edward Parsons Day

Laughing cheerfulness throws the light of day on all the paths of life. ~ Jean Paul Richter

Laugh and be fat. ~ John Taylor

Even in despair, man must laugh. ~ Lin Yutang

A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy. ~ Thomas Carlyle

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