All your favorite quotes!
''Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.''
- Joseph Addison The Spectator, September 26, 1712
''Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.''
- W. H. Auden
''Laughter is the closest distance between two people.''
- Victor Borge
''Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.''
- Lord Byron
''Total absence of humor renders life impossible.''
- Colette Chance Acquaintances, 1952
''Laughter is inner jogging.''
- Norman Cousins
''The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.''
- E E Cummings
''One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.''
- Larry Gelbart
''If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.''
- Ed Howe
''You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.''
- Stephen King "Hearts in Atlantis"
''He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.''
''You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh.''
- Jay Leno
''Laughter is by definition healthy.''
- Doris Lessing
''In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.''
- John Masefield "Window in Bye Street", 1912
''Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.''
- Elsa Maxwell September 28, 1958
''Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.''
- Bob Newhart
''He who laughs, lasts!''
- Mary Pettibone Poole
''You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.''
- Michael Pritchard
''We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.''
- Agnes Repplier Americans and Others, 1912
''Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.''
- The Talmud
''The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.''
- Mark Twain