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Published Thursday, May 05, 2016 @ 1:54 PM EDT
May 05 2016

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.
-Bob Newhart

Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
-Arnold H. Glasow

Laughter is America's most important export.
-Walt Disney

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.
-Margaret Mead

Laughter is poison to fear.
-George R.R. Martin

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
-Karl Barth

Laughter is the habitual crying of the wise.
-Magdalena Samozwaniec

Laughter is the last refuge of sorrow.
-Stephen Leacock

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.
-Sean O'Casey

Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together.
-Max Eastman

Laughter makes the bitter swallowing of truth, for some, a little easier.
-Bill Hicks


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