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Laughter Quotes

I am persuaded that every time a man smiles, but much more so when he laughs, it adds something to this fragment of life.

Author: Laurence Sterne (1713-1768)

Profession: British Author

I am sure that since I have had the full use of my reason, nobody has heard me laugh.

Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope


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

Author: Wilson Mizner (1876-1933)

Profession: American Author

I hasten to laugh at everything, for fear of being obliged to weep.

Author: Pierre De Beaumarchais (1732-1799)

Profession: French Dramatist

I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry.

Author: Pierre De Beaumarchais (1732-1799)

Profession: French Dramatist

I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.

Author: Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Profession: Scottish Poet

If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.

Author: Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Profession: German Leader of the Protestant Reformation

If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.

Author: Jimmy Buffet

Profession: American Songwriter, Singer

If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

If you can laugh at it then you can live with it

Author: Source Unknown


If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

If you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may say with confidence that he is a good man.

Author: Fyodor Dostoevski (1821-1881)

Profession: Russian Novelist

In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal, and so ill-bred, as audible laughter.

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author

It ain't sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.

Author: Mae West (1892-1980)

Profession: American Actress

It is easier to make people cry than to make them laugh.

Author: Source Unknown