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laughter Quotes

71 of the best book quotes about laughter
  1. #1
    “A time for every occupation under heaven. A time for giving birth, a time for dying; a time for planting, a time for uprooting what has been planted; a time for tears, a time for laughter; a time for mourning, a time for dancing; a time for searching, a time for losing; a time for loving, a time for hating...”
  2. #2
    “You are too naïve if you do believe life is innocent laughter and fun.”
  3. #3
    “They laughed much harder than the memory was funny because it felt good to laugh.”
  4. #4
    “For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?”
  5. #5
    “One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.”
  6. #6
    “When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.”
  7. #7
    “Medieval theologians even described God in hide-and-seek terms, calling him Deus Absconditua. But me, I think old God is a Sardine player. And will be found the same way everybody gets found in Sardines-by the sound of laughter of those heaped together at the end.”
  8. #8
    “I want to be five years old again for an hour.
    I want to laugh a lot and cry a lot.
    I want to be picked up and rocked to sleep in someone’s arms, and carried up to bed just one more time.
    I know what I really want for Christmas.
    I want my childhood back.”
  9. #9
    Ford Prefect suppressed a little giggle of evil satisfaction, realized that he had no reason to suppress it, and laughed out loud, a wicked laugh.
  10. #10
    “I hope you will go out and let stories, that is life, happen to you, and that you will work with these stories... water them with your blood and tears and your laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.”
  1. #11
    “Father laughed, which upset Bruno even more; there was nothing that made him more angry than when a grown-up laughed at him for not knowing something, especially when he was trying to find out the answer by asking questions.”
  2. #12
    “I am satisfied ... I see, dance, laugh, sing.”
  3. #13
    “I watched Joe, who laughed like a little boy, but I saw the lines in his face and even the emergence of a few prematurely grey hairs on his head. I realized even while I laughed, that his unhappy childhood had been followed by unhappy, imprisoned teenage years followed by unhappy incarceration through young adulthood. All of the sudden, it occurred to me what a miracle it was that he could still laugh.”
  4. #14
    “Walter’s sense of humor hadn’t failed him despite his six years on death row. And this case had given him lots of fodder. We would often talk about situations and people connected to the case that, for all the damage they had caused, had still made us laugh at their absurdity. But the laughter today felt very different. It was the laughter of liberation.”
  5. #15
    “Idgie used to do all kinds of crazy harebrained things just to get a laugh. She put poker chips in the collection basket at the Baptist church once. She was a character all right, but how anybody could ever have thought that she killed that man is beyond me.”
  6. #16
    “The tears of the world are a constant quantity. For each one who begins to weep somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh. Let us not then speak ill of our generation, it is not any unhappier than its predecessors. Let us not speak well of it either. Let us not speak of it at all. It is true the population has increased.”
  7. #17
    Laughter is sunshine, it chases winter from the human face.
  8. #18
    “Laughter is more than just a pleasurable activity...When people laugh together, they tend to talk and touch more and to make eye contact more frequently.”
  9. #19
    “These books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.”
  10. #20
    “This is how I think of us, when I remember our nights at Troy: Achilles and I beside each other, Phoinix smiling and Automedon stuttering through the punch lines of jokes, and Briseis with her secret eyes and quick, spilling laughter.”

Books by Charles Dickens

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David Copperfield book
Charles Dickens, Karen Donnelly
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  1. #21
    “He chuckled at the memory, and then, in the instant, tears were burning in his eyes and rolling down his cheeks. That was always the way of grief: laughter and tears, joy and sorrow.”
  2. #22
    “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour.”
  3. #23
    “It is a strange world, a sad world, a world full of miseries, and woes, and troubles. And yet when King Laugh come, he make them all dance to the tune he play. Bleeding hearts, and dry bones of the churchyard, and tears that burn as they fall, all dance together to the music that he make with that smileless mouth of him. Ah, we men and women are like ropes drawn tight with strain that pull us different ways. Then tears come, and like the rain on the ropes, they brace us up, until perhaps the strain become too great, and we break. But King Laugh he come like the sunshine, and he ease off the strain again, and we bear to go on with our labor, what it may be.”
  4. #24
    “While there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour.”
  5. #25
    “Pablo looked different, and it took me a moment to figure out how. He had a smile, a smile that showed his teeth, a smile that made his eyes scrunch up. He was making a little high-pitched chipmunk sound. Pablo was laughing.”
  6. #26
    “Our laughter kept the feathers in the air. I thought about birds. Could they fly if there wasn’t someone, somewhere, laughing?”
  7. #27
    “Humans are the only animal that blushes, laughs, has religion, wages war, and kisses with lips. So in a way, the more you kiss with lips, the more human you are.”
  8. #28
    “She let out a laugh, and then she put her hand over her mouth, like she was angry at herself for forgetting her sadness.”
  9. #29
    “Laughter was a balm. It held panic at bay and it seemed to come easily. In those extreme circumstances it became unbearably funny just to act normal. If they could still laugh, they were all right.”
  10. #30
    “You made me happy and you made me laugh, and if I could do it all over again, I would not hesitate. Look at our life, at the trips we took, the adventures we had. As your father used to say, we shared the longest ride together, this thing called life, and mine has been filled with joy because of you.”
  1. #31
    “There were moments—not just today, moments every day since they’d met—when Eleanor made him self-conscious, when he saw people talking and he was sure they were talking about them. Raucous moments on the bus when he was sure that everyone was laughing at them.”
  2. #32
    “Pardon me: I was born to speak all mirth and no matter.”
  3. #33
    “I was not sure what my laughter sounded like. ”
  4. #34
    ″‘There now!’ said I, laughing as he tasted this new luxury, ‘you will have to exercise moderation again, friend Fritz! I daresay it is delicious, but it will go to your head, if you venture deep into your flask.‘”
  5. #35
    “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day. It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.”
  6. #36
    “Only a short time ago, I learned that people laughed at me. Now I can see that unknowingly I joined them in laughing at myself. That hurts the most.”
  7. #37
    “How can I make him understand that he did not create me?
    He makes the same mistake as the others when they look at a feeble-minded person and laugh because they don’t understand there are human feelings involved.”
  8. #38
    They could laugh at him but they couldn’t ignore him.
  9. #39
    “Joy is what God gives, not what we work up. Laughter is the delight that things are working together for good to those who love God, not the giggles that betray the nervousness of a precarious defense system.”
  10. #40
    ″ One of the most interesting and remarkable things Christians learn is that laughter does not exclude weeping. Christian joy is not an escape from sorrow. Pain and hardship still come, but they are unable to drive out the happiness of the redeemed.”
  1. #41
    “I had the epiphany that laughter was light, and light was laughter, and that this was the secret of the universe.”
  2. #42
    “When I find myself filling with rage over the loss of a beloved, I try as soon as possible to remember that my concerns and questions should be focused on what I learned or what I have yet to learn from my departed love. What legacy was left which can help me in the art of living a good life?
    Did I learn to be kinder,
    To be more patient,
    And more generous,
    More loving,
    More ready to laugh,
    And more easy to accept honest tears?
    If I accept those legacies of my departed beloveds, I am able to say, Thank You to them for their love and Thank You to God for their lives.”
  3. #43
    “Laughter was like a fresh breeze—it cleaned its way through the body, making everything feel good. Did other species have such a simple healer?”
    author
    Stephenie Meyer
    book
    The Host
    character
    Wanda
    concept
    laughter
  4. #44
    “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”
  5. #45
    “Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies, do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.”
  6. #46
    “Life is worth living as long as there’s a laugh in it.”
  7. #47
    “People laugh at me because I use big words. But if you have big ideas, you have to use big words to express them, haven’t you?”
  8. #48
    “Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.”
  9. #49
    “With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.”
  10. #50
    “There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.”
  1. #51
    For she learned to laugh, and as she did so her whole appearance changed, its darkness was dispelled.
  2. #52
    “And since, when a joyful thing happened, they looked to see whether joy was on her, it was her habit to build up laughter out of inadequate materials.”
  3. #53
    “That was the thing about best friends. Like sisters and mothers, they could piss you off and make you cry and break your heart, but in the end, when the chips were down, they were there, making you laugh even in your darkest hours. ”
  4. #54
    “Really, for a man who had been out of practice for so many years, it was a splendid laugh, a most illustrious laugh.”
  5. #55
    “He burst into one of his rare fits of laughter as he turned away from the picture. I have not heard him laugh often, and it has always boded ill to somebody.”
  6. #56
    “For an instant he sat in silent amazement. Then he burst into a hearty laugh.”
  7. #57
    “If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?”
  8. #58
    “I laughed so much at this ridiculous scene, that I could scarcely assist my terrified boy out of his awkward predicament.”
  9. #59
    Laughter is poison to fear.
  10. #60
    “Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.”

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  1. #61
    “He knows that you have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance, just to keep the world from running you plumb crazy.”
  2. #62
    “Children are not so serious as grown-ups and they love to laugh.”
    author
    Roald Dahl
    book
    Matilda
    character
    Matilda
    concepts
    childrenlaughter
  3. #63
    “He couldn’t stop laughing because it was more than laughter; it was release... Later he cried.”
  4. #64
    ″‘Has anyone ever told you that you have a laugh that makes others want to laugh?’
    ‘Doter, my neighbor, always says, ‘Miri’s laugh is a tune you love to whistle.‘”
  5. #65
    “He ran his hand through his hair so that it stood up even more wildly, and Ma burst out laughing. Then he hugged her, quilts and all.”
  6. #66
    “They lived and laughed and loved and left.”
  7. #67
    “They laughed at it was a sound I recognized in my heart: My two children laughing... together.”
  8. #68
    “She laughed and the ringing bells in her laugh had a hard metallic sound.”
  9. #69
    “Loud, heap miseries upon us yet entwine our arts with laughters low!”
  10. #70
    “Jeez, I have to go, I have to go and stand up there, and nobody laughs, and you think , you think I .... I don’t mean to take it out on you. You’re suh - suffering enough, being married to a loser.”
  11. #71
    “I wanted to freeze this moment forever, the chimes, the slight splash of water, the chink of dogs’ leashes, laughter from the pool, the skritch of my mother’s dip-pen, the smell of the tree, the stillness. I wished I could shut it in a locket to wear around my neck.”
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