No one is laughable who laughs at himself.
Author: Seneca (4 B.C. – 65 A.D.)
Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher
No one is more profoundly sad as one who laughs too much.
Author: Jean Paul
Nobody ever died of laughter.
Author: Sir Max Beerbohm (1872-1956)
Profession: British Actor
Not by wrath does one kill, but by laughter.
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)
Profession: German Philosopher
Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce.
Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)
Profession: British Poet
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.''
Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)
Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist
Observe it, the vulgar often laugh, but never smile, whereas well-bred people often smile, and seldom or never laugh. A witty thing never excited laughter, it pleases only the mind and never distorts the countenance.
Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)
Profession: British Statesman, Author
One horse-laugh is worth ten thousand syllogisms. It is not only more effective; it is also vastly more intelligent.
Author: H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)
Profession: American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist
One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman
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.
Author: Dr. James Walsh
Present mirth hath present laughter. What's to come is still unsure.
Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor
She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth.
Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
Author: A. Whitney Brown
That laughter costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency.
Author: John Quinton
The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)
Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright