Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of
sensibility; one is wind-power, and the other water-power; that is all.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event,
deal with it and then move on.
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
-Arnold H. Glasow
Laughter is America's most important export.
Laughter is man's most distinctive emotional expression. Man shares the
capacity for love and hate, anger and fear, loyalty and grief, with
other living creatures. But humor, which has an intellectual as well as
an emotional element, belongs to man.
Laughter is poison to fear.
-George R.R. Martin
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
Laughter is the habitual crying of the wise.
Laughter is the last refuge of sorrow.
Laughter is wine for the soul- laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged
through with seriousness- the hilarious declaration made by man that
life is worth living.
Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together.
Laughter makes the bitter swallowing of truth, for some, a little easier.