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80 Laughter Quotes – Only The Best Quotes

Laughter Quotes

“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.”

― Audrey Hepburn

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Benefits Of Laughter

We all love to laugh but we don’t do it nearly as much as we should. Stress, work, money problems – they all kill our ability and our compulsion to laugh. But there are so many benefits of laughing that we really should make an effort and smile and laugh more. I’ll list just a few of the benefits of laughter to show you why it is essential and why we should laugh more.

Laughter is the best medicine

Suzanne Steinbaum, D.O., an attending cardiologist and director of women and heart disease at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City said that research suggests laughter can decrease stress hormones, reduce artery inflammation and increase HDL, the “good” cholesterol.

Also, laughter might be as good as pain medicine and was used to distract patients from the pain of surgery and to help them during recovery.

It also may reduce your blood pressure, reduce anxiety and boost your immune system.

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Laughing burns calories

A 2014 study in the International Journal of Obesity found that laughter can burn calories. Maciej Buchowski, Ph.D., found that laughing raises energy expenditure and increases heart rate 10 percent to 20 percent. Ten to 15 minutes of laughter could increase energy expenditure by 10 to 40 calories per day, which could translate into about four pounds a year.

How To Make Someone Laugh

You don’t have to make a fool out of yourself to make someone laugh but you could do some good old physical comedy to get things going. You don’t have to go as far as The Three Stooges though.

Learn a few funny jokes that will come in handy to lighten up a situation. I’ve heard soooo many jokes in my life but I never seem to be able to remember any afterward. That’s why I’m making a concerted effort now to always have a few really funny jokes up my sleeve.

Without further ado, here are 80 laughter quotes that will reaffirm why laughing is a vital part of our lives.

Laughter Quotes 2-10

“Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.”
― Veronica Roth

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”
― Charles Dickens

“If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.”
― George Bernard Shaw

“Laugh whenever you can. Keeps you from killing yourself when things are bad. That and vodka.”
― Jim Butcher

“If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.”
― Robert Frost

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“Laughter is wine for the soul – laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness – the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.”
― Sean O’Casey

“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.”
― Herman Melville

“He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.”
― Rafael Sabatini

“Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can; all of them make me laugh.”
― W. H. Auden

Laughter Quotes 11-20

“The earth laughs in flowers.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward.”
― Kurt Vonnegut

“I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.”
― Jane Austen

“Life is worth living as long as there’s a laugh in it.”
― Lucy Maud Montgomery

“You have a beautiful laugh. Like the promise of tomorrow.”
― Renee Ahdieh

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.”

― William Shakespeare

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“And I have one of those very loud, stupid laughs. I mean if I ever sat behind myself in a movie or something, I’d probably lean over and tell myself to please shut up.”
― J.D. Salinger

“Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.”
― Lord Byron

“You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity, and leap before you look. Dance as though EVERYBODY is watching. March to the beat of your own drummer. And stubbornly refuse to fit in.”
― Mandy Hale

“I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
― Billy Joel

Laughter Quotes 21-30

“I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t laugh.”

― Maya Angelou

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“Laughter is poison to fear.”
― George R.R. Martin

“Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.”
― Thomas Mann

“Nothing brings on jealousy like laughter.”
― Françoise Sagan

“Laughter is carbonated holiness.”
― Anne Lamott

“The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.”

― Mark Twain

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“Laughter is America’s most important export.”
― Walt Disney

“You have as much laughter as you have faith.”
― Martin Luther

“Everyone has a sense of humor. If you don’t laugh at jokes, you probably laugh at opinions.”
― Criss Jami

“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.”
― Gretchen Rubin

Laughter Quotes 31-40

“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”

― Victor Borge

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“Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either”
― Golda Meir

“People who stop laughing are always the ones who get hurt.”
― Josh Sundquist

“There’s nothing more contagious than the laughter of young children; it doesn’t even have to matter what they’re laughing about.”
― Criss Jami

“Laughter is good for you. Nine out of ten stand-up comedians recommend laughter in the face of intense stupidity.”
― Jim Butcher

“You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.”
― Michael Pritchard

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“My body needs laughter as much as it needs tears. Both are cleansers of stress.”
― Mahogany SilverRain

“The joke loses everything when the joker laughs himself.”
― Friedrich von Schiller

“I know why we laugh. We laugh because it hurts, and it’s the only thing to make it stop hurting.”
― Robert A. Heinlein

“You gotta laugh because if you didn’t, you’d cry”
― Craig Ferguson

Laughter Quotes 41-50

“There is no greater power than that of a laugh and happiness is a force which can save a person from the horrors of the world.”

― Hillary DePiano

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“There is thin line between smile and laughter.”
― Santosh Kalwar

“Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world’s original sin. If cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different.”
― Chuck Klosterman

“Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live”
― Andrea Levy

“Because when you’re laughing, there is no other emotion in that moment except for joy.”
― Robert Schimmel

“Laugh now, cry later.”

― Erma Bombeck

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“A day without laughter is like living in darkness; you try to find your way around, but you can’t see clearly.”
― Emily Mitchell

“If you can’t laugh, you won’t make it.”
― Jennifer Love Hewitt

“It’s true that laughter really is cheap medicine. It’s a prescription anyone can afford. And best of all, you can fill it right now.”
― Steve Goodier

“There is little success where there is little laughter.”
― Andrew Carnegie

Laughter Quotes 51-60

“Just thinking of your laughter gives me courage. . . ”

― Rosamund Lupton

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“I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry.”
― Beaumarchais

“That is one of the reasons why a man should pick a path with heart, so that he can find his laughter.”
― Sheldon B. Kopp

“Ariel laughed and now her goosebumps had goosebumps.”
― Lisa Mantchev

“Laughter is the stubborn reward of grim times.”
― Edward McPherson

“In the darkest of times, laughter helps revolutionize our perspective.”

― Phil Callaway

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“A man who can laugh at himself is truly blessed, for he will never lack for amusement.”
― James Carlos Blake

“The more you expect from life, the more your expectations will be fulfilled. By laughing, you do not use up your laughter, but increase your store of it. The more you love, the more you will be loved. The more you give, the more you will receive. Life proves that truth every hour, every day. And life continues to surprise.”
― Dean Koontz

“When I die, I plan to be laughing hysterically.”
― Minari Endou

“Her laughter was an upbeat song set to a minor key.”
― Ken Scholes

Laughter Quotes 61-70

“At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.”

― Jean Huston

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“Laughter with those that understand us is music for the soul.
A hug at the right moment and a kind shoulder to lean on,
Is the sprinkle of magic that keeps us walking towards hope.”
― Mimi Novic

“Kid, don’t miss an opportunity to laugh, because laughter is what makes the boot heels of life palatable.”
― Bryan R. Dennis

“Laughter is the music of the deep cosmos connecting all human beings that says all the things mere words cannot.”
― David Yoon

“Most of all, I remember her laughing. It filled my ears. Her smile, her sparkling eyes, and her infectious laughter, along with the vistas, were limitless and unending and powerful.”
― Sharon E. Rainey

“Lilies bloom when we laugh together!”

― Suyasha Subedi

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“I knew of no instruction manual for reaching a higher level of humanity and a greater wisdom. But I felt intuitively that laughter was the beginning of wisdom, as is was indispensable for survival.”
― Ingrid Betancourt

“Laughing at one’s imperfections: isn’t that the best way to cure them?”
― Marty Rubin

“The ability to laugh is what differentiates man from the beasts, but evidently one cannot always get oneself in a laughing mood.”
― Romain Gary

“In the end, it all comes down to music, laughter and a little bit of madness.”
― Praharsh Prasoon

Laughter Quotes 71-80

“Perhaps no one really knows us who does not know the way we laugh.”

― Valeria Luiselli

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“I like to laugh at myself. It frees me from any pesky expectations or delusions of grandeur.”
― Cathy Burnham Martin

“You should bottle that laugh and sell it. It’s happiness in a bottle, Susan.”
― Kailin Gow

“Laughing at one’s imperfections is the best way to cure them.”
― Marty Rubin

“Humor is a tonic for life’s trials. Laughter is the music of the soul. May your day have plenty of each”
― Richard Farley

“A good laughter is as uplifting as a good teaching, for it is simply meditation.”

― Abhijit Naskar

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“I may be small but I’m a laughing mountain.”
― Curtis Tyrone Jones

“Laugh you Live…Cry you Die….”
― Celia Belt

“The laughter that they shared filled the room, a shot of intoxicating warmth like the first hint of summer”
― Balli Kaur Jaswal

“Where there is laughter, there is no fear.
Think about that.
A smile, a simple smile, changes the chemistry in your body.”
― Hazel Butterworth

80 Laughter Quotes
80 Laughter Quotes