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A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
~ Charles Lamb | ( English essayist. ) | 1775-1834 | Laughter
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Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Laughter
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child.
~ Johann Kaspar Lavater | ( Swiss theologian and poet. ) | 1741-1801 | Laughter
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Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Laughter
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He who laughs best today, will also laughs last.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Laughter
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
~ Johann Kaspar Lavater | ( Swiss theologian and poet. ) | 1741-1801 | Laughter
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
I am persuaded that every time a man smiles, but much more so when he laughs, it adds something to this fragment of life.
~ Laurence Sterne | (British writer. ) | 1713-1768 | Laughter
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.
~ Martin Luther | ( German priest and scholar. ) | 1483-1546 | Laughter
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If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Laughter
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If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Laughter
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If you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may say with confidence that he is a good man.
~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky | ( Russian writer of novels. ) | 1821-1881 | Laughter
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In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal, and so ill-bred, as audible laughter.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Laughter
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It ain't sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.
~ Mae West | (American actress and playwright. ) | 1892-1980 | Laughter
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It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Laughter
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Laughter -- An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Laughter
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Laughter is by definition healthy.
~ Doris Lessing | (British writer. ) | 1919-? | Laughter
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Laughter
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Laughter is the cipher key wherewith we decipher the whole man
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Laughter
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
~ Victor Hugo | ( French poet, dramatist and novelist. ) | 1802-1885 | Laughter
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Laughter on American television has taken the place of the chorus in Greek tragedy. In other countries, the business of laughing is left to the viewers. Here, their laughter is put on the screen, integrated into the show. It is the screen that is laughing and having a good time. You are simply left alone with your consternation.
~ Jean Baudrillard | (French sociologist, and philosopher. ) | 1929-2007 | Laughter
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they might of been.
~ William Hazlitt | ( British essayist. ) | 1778-1830 | Laughter
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