Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of your heart.

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.

One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter.

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.

Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face

Laughter’s the nearest we ever get, or should get, to sainthood. It’s the state of grace that saves most of us from contempt.

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.

The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.

I am pleased to see from the laughter on the Ministerial benches that there is no implication on their part to take Sir Oswald Mosley too seriously. It can easily be seen to-day that this idea of a dictator is gradually falling down.

Laughter is a powerful way to tap positive emotions.

Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.

There Shakespeare, on whose forehead climbThe crowns o the world; oh, eyes sublimeWith tears and laughter for all time!

Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.

Here I was again tonight forcing laughter, faking smilesSame old tired, lonely place

I have always felt that laughter in the face of reality is probably the finest sound there is and will last until the day when the game is called on account of darkness. In this world, a good time to laugh is any time you can.

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.

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

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God

The most completely wasted of all days is that in which we have not laughed.

I would say laughter is the best medicine. But its more than that. Its an entire regime of antibiotics and steroids. Laughter brings the swelling down on our national psyche, and then applies an antibiotic cream… Obviously, its a challenge to make light of the darkness but, um, its better than crying about it.

Nothing shows a man’s character more than what he laughs at.

The best blush to use is laughter: It put roses in your cheeks and in your soul.

Laughter always forgives.

If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.

Laughter is Humanity’s mechanism to escape suffering.

Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.

You may forget the one with whom you have laughed, but never the one with whom you have wept.

The first person I learned I could make happy with laughter was my mother, whom I idolize. It was a powerful thing to realize. I knew I had found my life’s work.

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul

Laughter is a form of internal jogging. It moves your internal organs around. It enhances respiration. It is an igniter of great expectations.

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.

Tears and laughter, they are so much Gaelic to me.

There’ll be bluebirds overThe white cliffs of DoverTomorrowJust you wait and see.There’ll be love and laughterAnd peace ever afterTomorrowWhen the world is free.

When he laughed, respectable senators burst with laughter,And when he cried the little children died in the streets.

Laughter is brightest, in the place here the food is.

Laughter is the corrective force which prevents us from becoming cranks.

So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.

The court had to be cleared owing to the roars of ribald laughter which greeted the appearance in the witness-box of the twelve red bearded dwarfs all in a heap. Their names were read out amid growing uproar. The names appeared to be: Sophus Barkayo-Tong, Amaninter Axling, Farjole Merrybody, Guttergorm Guttergormpton, Badly Oronparser, Churm Rincewind, Cleveland Zackhouse, Molonay Tubilderborst, Edeledel Edel, Scorpion de Rooftrouser, Listenis Youghaupt, Frums Gillygottle.Are these genuine names?No, m’worship.Then what’s your name?Bogus, m’ludship.No, your real name.My real name is Bogus, your excellency.(At this point the court had to be cleared)

Ten thousand times a million sons of sons moveThrough one great and towering townWearing their wits, which means their laughter,As their crown. Set free upon the earthBy simple gifts of knowing how mere mirth can cut the bondsAnd pull the blood spikes out;Their conversation shouts of “Fool!

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.