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150 Best Laughter Quotes To Put A Smile On Your Face

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In this post you will find an amazing collection of laughter quotes from famous people.

It’s often said that laughter is the best medicine.

Laughter helps to lower stress, boost your mood and make you feel better.

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Top 10 Laughter Quotes

Laughter is the foundation of reconciliation.

St. Francis de Sales
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Within tears, find hidden laughter. Seek treasures amid ruins, sincere one.

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

Victor Hugo
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We don’t laugh because we’re happy, we are happy because we laugh.

William James
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If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.

Robert Frost
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As soon as you have made a thought, laugh at it.

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

Jean Houston
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To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it.

Charlie Chaplin
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Laughter lets me relax. It’s the equivalent of taking a deep breath, letting it out and saying, ‘This, too, will pass.’

Odette Pollar
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The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.

Kahlil Gibran
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As soap is to the body, so laughter is to the soul. A Jewish Proverb

And keep a sense of humor. It doesn’t mean you have to tell jokes. If you can’t think of anything else, when you’re my age, take off your clothes and walk in front of a mirror. I guarantee you’ll get a laugh.

Art Linkletter

When humor goes, there goes civilization. Erma Bombeck

It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down and spreads to your hips. Fred Allen

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The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. Voltaire

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.

Charles Dickens

If you become silent after your laughter, one day you will hear God also laughing, you will hear the whole existence laughing trees and stones and stars with you. Osho

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. William Shakespeare

Mirth is like a flash of lightning that breaks through a gloom of clouds and glitter for the moment. Cheerfulness keeps up daylight in the mind, filling it with steady and perpetual serenity. Samuel Johnson

With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.

Abraham Lincoln

The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation. Anne Rice

The greatest prayer you could ever pray is to laugh every day. Ramtha

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The old man laughed loud and joyously, shook up the details of his anatomy from head to foot, and ended by saying that such a laugh was money in a man’s pocket, because it cut down the doctor’s bills like everything. Mark Twain

No matter what your heartache may be, laughing helps you forget it for a few seconds.

Red Skelton

Let us not use bombs and guns to overcome the world. Let us use love and compassion. Peace begins with a smilesmile five times a day at someone you don’t really want to smile at alldo it for peace. So let us radiate peace…and extinguish in the world and in the hearts of all men all hatred and love for power. Mother Teresa

I never would have made it if I could not have laughed. It lifted me momentarily out of this horrible situation, just enough to make it livable. Viktor Frankl

On average, an infant laughs nearly two hundred times a day; an adult, only twelve. Maybe they are laughing so much because they are looking at us. To be able to preserve joyousness of heart and yet to be concerned in thought: in this way we can determine good fortune and misfortune on earth, and bring to perfection everything on earth. I Ching

If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you’re old.

Edgar Watson Howe

Laughter is timeless. Walt Disney

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 has no foreign accent. Paul Lowney

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A good time to laugh is any time you can. Dr. Madan Kataria

A good laugh is sunshine in the house. William Thackeray

You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself. Ethel Barrymore

The happiness and unhappiness of the rational, social animal depends not on what he feels but on what he does; just as his virtue and vice consist not in feeling but in doing.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Humor is a prelude to faith and laughter is the beginning of prayer. Reinhold Niebuhr

Grim care, moroseness, and anxietyall this rust of life ought to be scoured off by the oil of mirth. Mirth is God’s medicine. Henry Ward Beecher

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh. Voltaire

Earth laughs in flowers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is better when you’re laughing. Anonymous

We women take love too seriously. Men wish to be loved with laughter, not with sighing. So laugh, sweetheart, laugh, or soon you may be weeping. Minna Thomas Antrim

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Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. Anne Frank

An optimist laughs to forget; a pessimist forgets to laugh.

Tom Nansbury

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

Laughter is a bodily exercise, precious to health. Aristotle

Laughter is a sense of proportion and a power of seeing yourself from the outside. Zero Mostel

It’s one thing to say, ‘I don’t fear death’, but to laugh out loud somehow drives the idea home. It embodies our theology.

Rev. Laura Gentry

When you do laugh, open your mouth wide enough for the noise to get out without squealing, throw your head back as though you were going to be shaved, hold on to your false hair with both hands and then laugh till your soul gets thoroughly rested. Josh Billings

Laughter is God’s hand on the shoulder of a troubled world. Bettenell Huntznicker

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I am thankful for laughter. Woody Allen

Laughter is the key to youth.

Karen Madewell

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. E E Cummings

Laughing is, and will always be, the best form of therapy. Dau Voire

A day without laughter is a day wasted. Charlie Chaplin

You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.

Michael Pritchard

The person who has a sense of humor is not just more relaxed in the face of a potentially stressful situation, but is more flexible in his approach. John Morreall

If Laughter cannot solve your problems, it will definitely DISSOLVE your problems; so that you can think clearly what to do about them Dr. Madan Kataria

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I will follow the upward road today; I will keep my face to the light. I will think high thoughts as I go my way; I will do what I know is right. I will look for the flowers by the side of the road; I will laugh and love and be strong. I will try to lighten another’s load this day as I fare along. Mary S. Edgar

Life is too short to be serious all the time. So if you can’t laugh at yourself, call me, I’ll laugh at you. Anonymous

Funny Laughter Quotes

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil. Reginald Heber

I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilized music in the world.

Peter Ustinov

Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it. James Langston Hughes

Laughter serves as a blocking agent. Like a bulletproof vest, it may help protect you against the ravages of negative emotions that can assault you in disease. Norman Cousins

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

A little more laughter, a little less worry, a little more kindness, and a little less hurry.


When you laugh, you get a glimpse of God. Merrily Belgum

I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry. Beaumarchais

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Even the gods love jokes. Plato

Each of us has a spark of life inside us, and our highest endeavor ought to be to set off that spark in one another.

Kenny Ausubel

When we can begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves. Katherine Mansfield

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. Lord Byron

There is little success where there is little laughter. Andrew Carnegie

A good laugh is a mighty good thing, a rather too scarce a good thing.

Herman Melville

Laughter is an instant vacation. Milton Berle

Laughter is the only medicine, without side effects. Shannon L. Alder

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Of all days, the day on which one has not laughed is the one most surely wasted. Sebastien Roch

If you would not be laughed at, be the first to laugh at yourself.

Benjamin Franklin

What is funny about us is precisely that we take ourselves too seriously. Reinhold Neibuhr

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Khalil Gibran

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up. Mark Twain

Everyone is so afraid of death, but the real Sufis just laugh: nothing tyrannizes their hearts. What strikes the oyster shell does not damage the pearl.

Mevlana Rumi

A well-balanced person is one who finds both sides of an issue laughable. Herbert Procknow

Good laughter, or even a smile. It makes everything grow. It makes people Love you. Angie Karan

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Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Continue to learn. Play with abandon. Choose with no regret. Laugh! Do what you love. Love as if this is all there is. Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey

A good laugh heals a lot of hurts.

Madeleine L’Engle

The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow. Socrates

Smiles are the soul’s kisses. Minna Thomas Antrim

The size of a man’s understanding can be justly measured by his mirth. Samuel Johnson

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity’s sun rise.

William Blake

She had no scars for her happiness except her laughter lines. Srividya Srinivasan

When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky. Buddha

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True humor springs more from the heart than from the head; it is not contempt, its essence is love. Thomas Carlyle

Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either.

Golda Meir

Total absence of humor renders life impossible. Colette

Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul. Thomas Mann

Choose kindness and laugh often. Anonymous

We look before and after, and pine for what is not; our sincerest laughter with some pain is fraught; our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.

Percy Shelley

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. Linda Ellerbee

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

Laughter opens the lungs, and opening the lungs ventilates the spirit. Unknown

Quotes About Laughter

Sometimes we need to create reasons to laugh or even smile or else the day will be a total waste. Deeksha Arora

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

Mark Twain

Trouble knocked at the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away. Benjamin Franklin

Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can. Elsa Maxwell

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If you have no tragedy, you have no comedy. Crying and laughing are the same emotion. If you laugh too hard, you cry. And vice versa. Sid Caesar

Cancer is probably the unfunniest thing in the world, but I’m a comedian, and even cancer couldn’t stop me from seeing the humor in what I went through.

Gilda Radner

From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere. Dr. Seuss

Prepare for mirth, for mirth becomes a feast. William Shakespeare

You need to laugh. Maya Angelou

Laughter connects you with people. It’s almost impossible to maintain any kind of distance or any sense of social hierarchy when you’re just howling with laughter. Laughter is a force for democracy.

John Cleese

Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, let go of what you can’t change. Anonymous

A day without laughter is like living in darkness; you try to find your way around, but you can’t see clearly. Emily Mitchell

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If you are happy and people around you are not happy, they will not allow you to stay happy. Therefore much of our happiness depends upon our ability to spread happiness around us. Dr. Madan Kataria

Let there be more joy and laughter in your living.

Eileen Caddy

Laugh my friend, for laughter ignites a fire within the pit of your belly and awakens your being. Stella & Blake

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh. Agnes Repplier

He who laughs, lasts! Mary Pettibone Poole

I have not seen anyone dying of laughter, but I know millions who are dying because they are not laughing.

Dr. Madan Kataria

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 Nietzsche

Nothing kills the ego like playfulness, like laughter. Unknown

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Wit is the key, I think, to anybody’s heart, because who doesn’t like to laugh? Julia Roberts

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Phyllis Diller

Laughter is carbonated holiness. Anne Lamott

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. George Bernard Shaw

Laughter is the loaded latency given us by nature as part of our native equipment to break up the stalemates of our lives and urge us on to deeper and more complex forms of knowing. Jean Houston

When you laugh, aside from the endorphin rush, there’s also a spiritual opening. You’re not so tight inside yourself. That opening I’ve found to be a real gift, in people being able to absorb spirituality.

Rabbi Sydney Mintz

A good laugh recharges your battery. Anonymous

The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool. George Santayana

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The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed. Bennett Cerf

When we laugh at the joy in everyday life we realise that the world is not such a serious place after all.

Dee Waldeck

Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the self-same well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. Kahlil Gibran

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 lightens the soul. Adrienne Posey

Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable than risk being happy.

Robert Newton Anthony

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

Laugh out loud, follow your heart, and enjoy the little things. Anonymous

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[Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weaponlaughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecutionthese can lift at a colossal humbugpush it a littleweaken it a little, century by century, but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. Mark Twain

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

Henri Bergson

Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand. Mark Twain

Your body cannot heal without play. Your mind cannot heal without laughter. Your soul cannot heal without joy. Catherine Rippenger Fenwick

Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can. Danny Kaye

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

Mort Walker

Remember this: very little is needed to make a happy life. Marcus Aurelius

Laughter is the best medicine. Anonymous

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We are all here for a spell. Get all the good laughs you can. Will Rogers

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.

Victor Borge

Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been. Mark Twain

To Sum Up

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