Quotations About / On: LAUGHTER

  • 1.
    Laughter heals the body because, laughter is the portrait of life.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Laughter.)
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  • 2.
    It is better to write of laughter than of tears, for laughter is the property of man.
    (François Rabelais (1494-1553), French author, evangelist. Prefatory poem, p. 3, Pleiade edition (1995). Author's apology for book.)
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  • 3.
    Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
    (Peter Ustinov (b. 1921), British actor, writer, director. Quoted in Observer (London, March 13, 1955).)
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  • 4.
    To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.
    (Françoise Sagan (b. 1935), French novelist. Lucile, in La Chamade, ch. 9 (1965).)
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  • 5.
    Laughter scares off lust.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 6.
    Laughter is the portrait of life.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Laughter.)
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  • 7.
    Laughter is not only the best medicine, but it has created my entire existence.
    (Life)
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  • 8.
    Life is full of laughter and sadness, because of the ways of mankind.
    (nature.)
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  • 9.
    There comes a time when suddenly you realize that laughter is something you remember and that you were the one laughing.
    (Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. actor. "Laughter," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).)
  • 10.
    So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter.
    (Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. High John de Conquer, American Mercury (1943).)
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