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The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - that man is black at heart: mark and avoid him.
Cicero

The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.
Kahlil Gibran

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

If we can open your mind to laughter, we can slip in a little information.
Virginia Tooper

Few of us will forget the wail of mingled grief, rage and horror which rose from the camp when the Indians returned to it and recognised their slaughtered warriors, women, and children.
John Gibbon

The house of laughter makes a house of woe.
Edward Young

I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.
Cat Stevens

If I have caused just one person to wipe away a tear of laughter, that's my reward.
Victor Borge

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

I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple: every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make - must move the audience to laughter - tears or inspiration.
John Davidson

Honest good humour is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant
Washington Irving

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humour in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.
Bill Cosby

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

He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad. And that was all his patrimony. (Scaramouche)
Rafael Sabatini

Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.
Jack Handy

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

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

Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter,
Sermons and soda-water the day after.
Lord Byron

You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Stephen King

From quiet homes and first beginning
Out to the undiscovered ends
There's nothing worth the wear of winning
But laughter and the love of friends.
Hilaire Belloc

Laughter... the most civilized music in the world.
Peter Ustinov

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.
Dr Wayne Dyer

Here are a list of Quotes from the delightful Northern Irish Comedian Danny McCrossan

Even the most powerful lie detector invented couldn’t drag a secret out of a woman, however, women rarely have lunch with lie detectors… - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian

See women need to talk because they feel like they have to have adequate levels of communication in order to sustain a healthy and open relationship, whereas men are only driven to speak because of matters beyond their control, like not being able to find clean socks. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

In Pagan times, uninspired people made sacrifices at the altar, and today, thanks to marraige, many still do. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

When women are bored they do the usual things, they eat, they go shopping, they neurotically judge the looks of other women, but men, men invade another country! - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

Anything that I’ve ever done that ended up worthwhile, initially scared me to death. Wether it was walking out on stage for that very first time, or asking a girl to include me in her plans for the future, but you know what, You have to risk everything sometimes or you risk even more. It’s not the challenges we face that define us, it’s the actions we take. - Danny McCrossan -Northern irish Comedian.

Everyone had big plans for me when I was younger, it was a cliche “Danny can do anything he wants to do” So I did the only thing I ever thought was worthwhile, bring laughter into the world. How I came to been seen as somewhat of a dissapointment to all those people who had made plans for me, well that still makes me chuckle. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

You learn alot in your teenage years, for instance I learned that if you’re ever being chased by a police dog, try not to go through a little tunnel, then onto a mini seesaw and then jump through a ring of fire, they’ve trained for that y’see. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

Asking people in Northern Ireland what they think of politics is like asking the Jews what they think of Hitler. - Danny MCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

There are too many warnings on packaging these days - defrost before eating - Use as directed - I mean, what’s next, you buy a packet of condoms, warning - may contain nuts! - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

I say don’t conform, don’t allow yourself to be pigeon holed, it’s no good for the soul, and the pigeon doesn’t enjoy it either. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

I remember how nervous I was my very first gig and I remember when I walked out on stage and spoke those words, how the audience laughed and laughed. I swore, there and then, that one day I would have my revenge. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

The sign said “This door to remain closed at all times” Correct me if I’m wrong, but doesn’t that defeat the purpose of a door? - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.
Danny McCrossan

To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter. ( Rien n'est plus affreux que le rire pour la jealousie )
Francoise Sagan

There is only one emotion that I know of which has absolutely no place in spectator sport and death to it - laughter.
René Maheu

Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.
Henry Ward Beecher

From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
Groucho Marx

Laughter is an interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
Ambrose Bierce

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

The true magnitude of the Nobel Committee's blunder in awarding the Prize to Kissinger didn't become apparent until the destabilization of Cambodia, set in motion by American intervention, produced the Khmer Rouge and the slaughter of over a million.
Paul Hager

And the self-same well from which your laughter rises was often-times filled with your tears.
Kahlil Gibran

Laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly, (Human Nature)
Thomas Hobbes

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge

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

When you find yourself beginning to feel a bond between yourself and the people you photograph, when you laugh and cry with their laughter and tears, you will know you are on the right track.
Arthur Fellig

A day without laughter is a day wasted.
Charlie Chaplin

Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together.
Max Eastman

I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them.
Judy Garland

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

Laughter is America's most important export.
Walt Disney

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

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
Kurt Vonnegut

Laughter is the best medicine, unless you're an asthmatic: then its Ventolin. [As Bernard Righton]
John Thomson

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.
Kahlil Gibran

She knew what all smart women knew: Laughter made you live better and longer.
Gail Parent



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