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It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.

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

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.
Jewish proverb

When God thought of "Mother", he must have laughed with satisfaction, and framed it
quickly - so rich, so deep, so divine, so full of soul, power, and beauty, was the
Henry Ward Beecher

I don't trust anyone who doesn't laugh.
Maya Angelou

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with
the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be.
William Hazlitt

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

We laughed a lot. That's one thing we forgot about for a few years - laughing. When we
went through all the lawsuits, it looked as if everything was bleak, but when I think back to
before that, I remember we used to laugh all the time.
George Harrison

The main thing in one's own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry.
Maya Angelou

Earth laughs in flowers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Laughter is the music of one's soul. One is never really poor if he can afford to laugh.
Chinese proverb

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Thomas A. Edison

Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I've had my share. But whatever happens to you, you
have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got to not forget to
Katharine Hepburn

The laughter of a child is the light of a house.
African proverb, Swahili

Remember, every great leader (or visionary or brave thinker) was initially laughed at. Now
they are revered.
Robin Sharma

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

Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments,
and know Everything happens for reason.
Albert Schweitzer

I have never been able to see life as anything but a vast complicated practical joke, and it's
better to laugh than cry.
Robert A. Heinlein

When the mouse laughs at the cat, there is a hole nearby.
African proverb, Nigeria

We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
C. S. Lewis

It is one life, whether we spend it in laughing or in weeping.
Japanese proverb

He who laughs at others' woes finds few friends and many foes.
American proverb

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing
a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy
girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
Audrey Hepburn

Who laughs last, laughs best.
Russian proverb

The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are
Carl Sagan

We don't laugh because we're happy, we're happy because we laugh.
William James

If anybody laughs at your idea, view it as a sign of potential success!
Jim Rogers

Laugh. Laugh as much as you can. Laugh until you cry. Cry until you laugh. Keep doing it
even if people are passing you on the street saying, "I can't tell if that person is laughing or
crying, but either way they seem crazy, let's walk faster." Emote. It's okay. It shows you are
thinking and feeling.
Ellen DeGeneres

The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
Frown at it, and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly
kind companion; and so let all young persons take their choice.
William Makepeace Thackeray

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
Erma Bombeck

I'm happy that I have brought laughter because I have been shown by many the value of it in
so many lives, in so many ways.
Lucille Ball

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

Don't laugh at him who is old; the same will assuredly happen to us.
Chinese proverb

I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something
bearable, even hopeful.
Bob Hope

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