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

The most wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.
The person who cannot laugh is not only ready for treason, and deceptions, their whole life is already a treason and deception.
Let there be more joy and laughter in your living.
Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce.
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.
There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
It is easier to make people cry than to make them laugh.
The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms -- hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal.
I am sure that since I have had the full use of my reason, nobody has heard me laugh.
Present mirth hath present laughter. What's to come is still unsure.
Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods.
A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter.
Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.
Laughter is the cipher key wherewith we decipher the whole man
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.
Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
I hasten to laugh at everything, for fear of being obliged to weep.
To promote laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect.
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.
If you can laugh at it then you can live with it
The shortest distance between two people is laughter.
When you laugh, be sure to laugh at what people do and not at what people are.
You enjoy it more if you can laugh at it.
You can judge a man by what he laughs at.
We are a nation that has always gone in for the loud laugh, the wow, the yak, the belly laugh, and the dozen other labels for the roll- em-in-the-aisles gagerissimo. This is the kind of laugh that delights actors, directors, and producers, but dismays writers of comedy because it is the laugh that often dies in the lobby. The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it.
A hearty laugh gives one a dry cleaning, while a good cry is a wet wash.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
I am persuaded that every time a man smiles, but much more so when he laughs, it adds something to this fragment of life.
Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
No one is laughable who laughs at himself.
It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
They laugh well who laugh last.
Laughter can be more satisfying than honor; more precious than money; more heart-cleansing than prayer.
The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation.
Laughing is not always the proof of a mind at ease.
There is a kind of laughter that sickens the soul. Laughter when it is out of control: when it screams and stamps its feet, and sets the bells jangling in the next town. Laughter in all its ignorance and cruelty. Laughter with the seed of Satan in it. It tramples upon shrines; the belly-roarer. It roars, it yells, it is delirious: and yet it is as cold as ice. It has no humor. It is naked noise and naked malice.
The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.