Laughter Proverbs

Sayings about Laughter

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul. ~ Yiddish Proverb

You will never be punished for making people die of laughter. ~ Chinese Proverb

He who flatters with laughter wants to see you cry. ~ Moroccan Proverbs

Laughter is the best medicine. ~ Traditional Proverb

Many families are built on laughter. ~ Indian Proverbs

The tears of an heir are laughter under a mask. ~ Latin Proverbs

The laughter of a child is the light of a house. ~ African Proverb

All things are cause for either laughter or weeping. ~ Latin Proverb

A small cottage wherein laughter lives is worth more than a castle full of tears. ~ Chinese Proverbs

The laughter of someone pining for his beloved is like that of someone who is always crying. ~ Indonesian Proverbs

A poor joke must invent its own laughter. ~ Latin Proverbs

How lovely is the sun after rain, and how lovely is laughter after sorrow. ~ Tunisian Proverbs

No one was ever hurt by laughter. ~ Japanese Proverbs

A house without a dog, a cat, or a little child is a house without joy or laughter. ~ Scottish Proverbs

Where there is laughter happiness likes to be. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Quotations about Laughter

Not by wrath does one kill, but by laughter. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce. ~ Lord Byron

Present mirth hath present laughter. What’s to come is still unsure. ~ William Shakespeare

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. ~ Victor Hugo

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

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

Laughter can be more satisfying than honor; more precious than money; more heart-cleansing than prayer. ~ Harriet Rochlin

Laughter in the face of danger is a mark of courage. ~ Jennifer Lee Carrell

The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter. ~ Oliver Goldsmith

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion…. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward. ~ Kurt Vonnegut

Remember, men need laughter sometimes more than food. ~ Anna Fellows Johnston

Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

There comes a time when suddenly you realize that laughter is something you remember and that you were the one laughing. ~ Marlene Dietrich

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. ~ Bill Cosby

Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God. ~ Sean Connery

Seven days without laughter makes one weak. ~ Mort Walker

Man is the only creature endowed with the power of laughter; is he not also the only one that deserves to be laughed at? ~ Fulke Greville

Laughter is a great soul cleanser. ~ Virginia Sale

Uncontrollable laughter arose among the blessed gods. ~ Homer

And unextinguish’d laughter shakes the skies. ~ Homer

Laughter is the only tranquilizer with no side effects. ~ Graffiti

Laughter rises out of tragedy when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage. ~ Erma Bombeck

The only medicine that needs no prescription, has no unpleasant taste, and costs no money is laughter. ~ Evan Esar

Carry laughter with you wherever you go. ~Hugh Sidey

That laughter costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency. ~ John Quinton

Loud laughter is the mirth of the mob, who are only pleased with silly things; for true wit or good sense never excited a laugh since the creation of the world. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope,

Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul. ~ Thomas Mann

Let there be more joy and laughter in your living. ~ Eileen Caddy

Laughter is the language of the soul. ~ Pablo Neruda

A day without laughter is a day wasted. ~ Charlie Chaplin

Laughter is the best way to make somebody’s heart beat. ~ Robert Holden

Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors. ~ Norman Cousins

Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together. ~ Max Eastman

It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down to your hips. ~ Author Unknown

You can’t deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants. ~ Stephen King

Nobody ever died of laughter. ~ Max Beerbohm

Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects. ~Arnold Glasow

The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter. ~ Alice Meynell

Better the last smile than the first laughter. ~ John Ray

He who always prefaces his tale with laughter, is poised between impertinence and folly. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

Remember laughter. You’ll need it even in the blessed isles of Ever After. ~ James Thurber

Laughter is poison to fear. ~ George R. R. Martin

Morally considered, laughter is next to the Ten Commandments. ~ Henry Wheeler Shaw

Laughter is higher than all pain. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of the heart. ~ Mort Walker

The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness. ~ Milan Kundera

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. ~ Mark Twain

Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least. ~ Mark Twain

The human race has but one really affective weapon, and that is laughter. ~ Mark Twain

Laughter is by definition healthy. ~ Doris Lessing

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

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. ~ Victor Borge

The only honest art form is laughter. ~ Lenny Bruce

The salvation of the world depends on the men whose laughter destroys the fool instead of encouraging him. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Laughter is a highly addictive positive contagion: if somebody starts, it’s very difficult to stop. ~ Robert Holden

Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Shared laughter is erotic too. ~ Marge Piercy

Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on. ~ Bob Newhart

I think that wherever your journey takes you, there are new gods waiting there, with divine patience — and laughter. ~ Susan M. Watkins

Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but do not take from me your laughter. ~ Pablo Neruda

Laughter is an instant vacation. ~ Milton Berle

Laughter is inner jogging. ~ Norman Cousins

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods. ~ Albert Einstein

One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter. ~ Joseph Addison

Nothing is more silly than silly laughter. ~ Catullus

The laughter of man is the contentment of God. ~ John Weiss

Laughter does not seem to be a sin, but it leads to sin. ~ St. John Chrysostom

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is by far the best ending for one. ~ Oscar Wilde

The laughter of girls is, and ever was, among the delightful sounds of earth. ~ Thomas De Quincey

There is little success where there is little laughter. ~ Andrew Carnegie

People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter. ~ Dr. James Walsh

Laughter is taken as a sign of strength, freedom, health, beauty, youth, and happiness. ~ Martin Grotjabn

Laughter is a powerful way to tap positive emotions. ~ Norman Cousins

Laughter … the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living. ~ Sean O’Casey

Laughter is America’s most important export. ~ Walt Disney

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain. ~ Charlie Chaplin

It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour. ~ charles Dickens

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. ~ William Shakespeare

Laughter was the most terrible weapon: you can kill anything with laughter. ~ Yevgeny Zamyatin

There is nothing [that] disarms us like laughter. ~ Henri Bergson

If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. ~ Joseph Addison

But to die of laughter–this, too, seems to me a great euthanasia. ~ Max Beerbohm

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

Laughter is the most healthful exertion. ~ Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland

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