Inspiring

QUOTATIONS

The following 28 quotations are about Laughter.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Nov 13, 2008

“There is something more - the spirit, or the soul. I think that that quality encourages our courtesy and care and our minds. And mercy, and identity.”

Maya Angelou (born 1928);
Poet, Dancer, Producer, Playwright, Director, Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Jul 01, 2009

“Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie: A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby.”

George Herbert (1593-1633);
Poet, Orator, Priest

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“I've always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, 'Ain't that the truth.'”

Quincy Jones (born 1933);
Record Producer, Musician, Conductor

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“A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.”

Hugh Sidey (1927-2005);
Journalist

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“If you laugh - you change; and when you change - the world changes.”

Shilpa Shah

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“I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.”

Bob Hope (1903-2003);
Comedian, Actor

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“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.”

Victor Hugo (1802-1885);
Poet, Novelist, Playwright

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“You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.”

Ethel Barrymore (1879-1959);
Academy Award Winning Actress

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“I stopped believing in Santa Claus at age six when my mother took me to see him in a store and he asked for my autograph.”

Shirley Temple Black (born 1928);
Child Actress And Dancer, Diplomat During Adult Years

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“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

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“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”

Victor Borge (1909-2000);
Danish Comedian, Pianist, And Conductor

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“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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“We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.”

Agnes Repplier (1855-1950);
Author, Social Critic

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“Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.”

Agnes Repplier (1855-1950);
Author, Social Critic

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“A laugh is a smile that bursts.”

Mary H. Waldrip

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“We are all worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm.”

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965);
British Statesman, Prime Minister, Author, Nobel Prize Winner

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“A day without laughter is a day wasted.”

Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977);
Comic Actor, Filmmaker, Writer

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“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities.”

Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991);
Writer, Cartoonist, Animator

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“Laughing together heartily at the same thing forms an instant bond.”

Liz Curtis Higgs Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Sep 24, 2010

“Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection.”

Yakov Smirnoff (born 1951);
Comedian, Painter, Teacher

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Feb 24, 2011

“Into each day, put in about one teaspoonful of good spirits, a dash of fun, a pinch of folly, a sprinkling of play, and a heaping cupful of good humor!”

H.M.S

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Dec 08, 2011

“The most thoroughly wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.”

Nicolas Chamfort (1741-1794);
French Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Apr 18, 2012

“Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It's good to be silly at the right moment.”

Horace (65-8);
Roman Lyric Poet

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Dec 07, 2012

“Laughter is the fireworks of the soul.”

Josh Billings (1818-1885);
[Henry Wheeler Shaw] Humorist, Essayist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Feb 20, 2013

“Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: it's good to be silly at the right moment.”

Horace (65-8);
Roman Lyric Poet

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Sep 18, 2013

“To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.”

Reba McEntire (born 1955);
American Country Music Artist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Feb 26, 2014

“When you awaken love and laughter in your life, your mind lets go of fear and anxiety, and your happy spirit becomes the healing balm that transforms every aspect of your human experience.”

Jesse Dylan

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Apr 17, 2014

“If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.”

Marie Osmond (born 1959);
Singer