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O, glorious laughter! thou man-loving spirit, that for a time doth take the burden from the weary back, that doth lay salve to the weary feet, bruised and cut by flints and shards.

One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man.

One good, hearty laugh is a bomb shell exploding in the right place, while spleen and discontent are a gun that kicks over the man who shoots it off.

Purpose and laughter are the twins that must not separate. Each is empty without the other.

That laughter costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency.

The horse-laugh indicates coarseness or brutality of character.

The laughter of girls is, and ever was, among the delightful sounds of earth.

The loud laugh, that speaks the vacant mind.

The man who cannot laugh is not only fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils; but his whole life is already a treason and a stratagem.

The most utterly lost of all days, is that in which you have not once laughed.

Those with heart disorders said they don't laugh as much and are more angry and hostile than their healthy counterparts.

Though laughter is looked upon by philosophers as the property of reason, the excess of it has always been considered the mark of folly.

To provoke laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect.

When the needs of one person are being met by the other, there is laughter.

While most of us know that we feel better after a good hearty laugh, science, in many cases, is yet to prove why.

Wrinkle not thy face with too much laughter, lest thou become ridiculous; neither wanton thy heart with too much mirth, lest thou become vain; the suburbs of folly is vain mirth, and profuseness of laughter is the city of fools.

You don't stop laughing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop laughing.


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