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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