Here are my favorite laughter quotes. I´ll be adding more when I find ones that are positive and uplifting.
Laughter Quotes A-C
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
- Irish proverb
A hearty laugh gives one a dry cleaning, while a good cry is a wet wash.
- Kevork Thomajan
A laugh is a smile that bursts.
- Mary H. Waldrip
A man isn't poor if he can still laugh.
- Raymond Hitchcock
A smile starts on the lips, A grin spreads to the eyes, A chuckle comes from the belly; But a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, Overflows, and bubbles all around
- Carolyn Birmingham
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
An optimist laughs to forget, a pessimist forgets to laugh.
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
As a general rule, the freedom of any people can be judged by the volume of their laughter.
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
- Jean Houston
Carry laughter with you wherever you go.
- Hugh Sidey
Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails. What puts man in a higher state of evolution is that he has got his laugh on the right end.
- Max Eastman
Earth laughs in flowers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.
- Helen Hayes
God laughs, it seems, because God knows how it all turns out in the end.
- Harvey Cox
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much; who has enjoyed the trust of pure women, the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it, whether an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who has always looked for the best in others and given them the best he had; whose life was an inspiration; whose memory a benediction.
- Bessie Anderson Stanley
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
- Joan Lunden
I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.
- Woody Allen
I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter.
- Peter Ustinov
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge - myth is more potent than history - dreams are more powerful than facts - hope always triumphs over experience - laughter is the cure for grief - love is stronger than death.
- Robert Fulghum
I can think of no better way of redeeming this tragic world today than love and laughter. Too many of the young have forgotten how to laugh, and too many of the elders have forgotten how to love. Would not our lives be lightened if only we could all learn to laugh more easily at ourselves and to love one another?
- Theodore M. Hesburgh
If every word I said could make you laugh, I´d talk forever.
- Beach Boys
If its sanity you are after there is no recipe like laughter.
- Henry Elliot
If you can't make it better, you can laugh at it.
- Erma Louise Bombeck
In those whom I like, I can find no common denominator; in those whom I love I can: they all make me laugh.
- Wystan Hugh Auden
It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the poser to choose either.
- Wayne Dyer
I've always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, "Ain't that the truth."
- Quincy Jones
Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution -- these can lift at a colossal humbug -- push it a little -- weaken it a little over the course of a century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
- Mark Twain