Top 260 Laughter Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Laughter Quotes from famous people such as Joseph Addison, Bob Newhart, Jean Houston, Kris Kristofferson, Sean Connery, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
Joseph Addison
If you look at Jack Benny, George Burns, or Don Rickles, they’ve all had long, successful marriages. So, I think there’s something about laughter and the durability of a marriage.
Bob Newhart
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Jean Houston
I had a list of rules I made up one time. It says: Tell the truth, sing with passion, work with laughter, and love with heart. Those are good to start with, anyway.
Kris Kristofferson
Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.
Sean Connery
It is still not clear from this study how laughter can directly help the heart but other studies have shown that laughter is beneficial for every system in the body.
Allen Klein
The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.
Henri Bergson
I say now, if I’m not laughing a whole lot on the first date, you’re pretty much not going to get a second one, I can tell you that. It’s all about the laughter and a good time for me.
Gina Neely
Laughter relieves us of superfluous energy, which, if it remained unused, might become negative, that is, poison. Laughter is the antidote.
George Gurdjieff
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
Kurt Vonnegut
Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.
Arnold H. Glasow
Laughter is the valve on the pressure cooker of life. Either you laugh and suffer, or you got your beans or brains on the ceiling.
Wavy Gravy
I think when people hear my book on Audible, they’ll hear the inflection in my voice, the tone, and understand me a little bit better and understand my family a little bit better in the ways that I tell the stories. Some are told with laughter, and some are told with sadness.
Jill Biden
Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.
Norman Cousins
When you’re with Chris Wylde, there’s never not laughter.
David Anders
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
It’s true, some senior Hungarian writers are not known for their laughter. There is a strong Germanic influence – an attitude that if it’s enjoyable it can’t possibly be literature.
Tibor Fischer
My favorite comics are the ones who say funny stuff but also give you the message. They give you the laughter, but there’s also the, ‘Mmm – I didn’t take that into consideration.’
Tony Rock
Whatever it is that I feel, I express it! I am free with my joy, my laughter, my pleasure, my pain, and I am blessed in that way as an actress that I can access those feelings within myself and not be ashamed to show whatever that is that’s appropriate for the character.
Kimberly Elise
In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal, and so ill-bred, as audible laughter.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
Spiritual practice should not be confused with grim duty. It is the laughter of the Dalai Lama and the wonder born with every child.
Jack Kornfield
When you’re 14 and you’re with your friends, you laugh about really stupid stuff, but as you get older, the laughter inside you dies. When you’re older, you need a bit of help.
Noel Fielding
Startup culture fosters laughter, debate, and a passionate, non-politically-correct focus on getting things done. And this startup of culture is something entrepreneurs struggle to maintain as the business grows. To ensure this environment continues, create a strong foundation and ensure everyone is on board.
Clay Clark
Life is laughter.
Theodore Melfi
I honestly believe life is a combination of laughter and tears, and it’s almost always better to laugh than to cry.
Teresa Medeiros
Imagination in the child is powerful. Reading and laughter and love are essential in our lives.
Malachy McCourt
‘Ray Donovan’ was all fiction and pure fun, to be working with such greats as Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight. My character was recurring, but my storyline was intricate to the whole thing. With the character that I played, I got to go through all aspects of my instrument. I got to bring it to tears and to laughter.
Johnathon Schaech
Laughter is God’s blessing.
Joseph Prince
I have always felt that laughter in the face of reality is probably the finest sound there is and will last until the day when the game is called on account of darkness. In this world, a good time to laugh is any time you can.
Linda Ellerbee
Let us instance one respect in which American life has recently undergone a great change. We allude to its increased devotion to pleasure, to happiness, to dancing, to sport… to the delights of the country, to laughter, and to all forms of cheerfulness.
Frank Crowninshield