laughing Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about laughing
  1. #1
    “And with each sip, he remembered his family passing the bottles from hand to hand, laughing at the tickly bubbles, sharing and laughing together.”
  2. #2
    “I conjure the boy I knew. Achilles, grinning as the figs blur in his hands. His green eyes laughing into mine. Catch, he says. Achilles, outlined against the sky, hanging from a branch over the river.”
  3. #3
    “ ‘We all have stories, just as you do. Ways in which he touched us, helped us, gave us money, sold it to us wholesale. Lots of stories, big and small. They all add up. Over a lifetime it all adds up. That’s why we’re here, William. We’re a a part of him, who he is, just as he is a part of us. You still don’t understand, do you?’
    I didn’t. But as I stared at the man and he stared back at me, in my father’s dream I remembered where we’d met before.
    ‘And what did my father do for you?’ I asked him, and the old man smiled.
    ‘He made me laugh,’ he said.”
  4. #4
    “No care and no sorrow, A fig for the morrow! We’ll laugh and be merry, Sing neigh down derry!”
  5. #5
    “The bean, who had prudently stayed behind on the shore, could not but laugh at the event, was unable to stop, and laughed so heartily that she burst.”
  6. #6
    “But at the same time she seemed more sedate than usual. Perhaps that was because a great pleasure spoils laughing.”
  1. #7
    “Then she would laugh like the very spirit of fun; only in her laugh there was something missing. What it was, I find myself unable to describe. I think it was a certain tone, depending upon the possibility of sorrow—morbidezza, perhaps. She never smiled.”
  2. #8
    “People that make you laugh are more beautiful than beautiful people.”
  3. #9
    “Even though they fought, their fighting never turned them against each other. It always ended with them embracing and kissing, smiling, laughing.”
  4. #10
    “Presently he said, frowning more than ever, ‘So you were a real princess all the time. Amy, you are a little fibber! And for two pins,” said Peregrine, “I’d give you a good hard spanking!’
    The Ordinary Princess stopped looking ashamed of herself and giggled instead.
    ‘You can’t spank a Royal Highness,’ she said.”
  5. #11
    “‘Make it go away,’ I said, and he laughed. ‘You humans are truly grateful creatures, aren’t you?‘”
  6. #12
    “It’s all a joke! Everything anybody ever valued or struggled for ... it’s all a monstrous, demented gag! So why can’t you see the funny side? Why aren’t you laughing?”
  7. #13
    “I aspire to be
    an old man
    with an old wife
    laughing at old jokes
    from a wild youth.”

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