191 Inspiring Quotes about Laughing

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about laughing? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 191 most beautiful laughing quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

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He had an idea that even when beaten he could steal a little victory by laughing at defeat.

— John Steinbeck, East of Eden

That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.

— A. Whitney Brown

Michael has never cried during a Broadway show. Except in that scene where Tarzan’s ape father is brutally murdered.And that was only because he was laughing so hard.

— Meg Cabot, Princess Mia

I always keep my dreams so high, that you can keep laughing about it and I can keep growing for it.

— Alin Sav

Kill you all!” The clown was laughing and screaming. “Try to stop me and I’ll kill you all! Drive you crazy and then kill you all! You can’t stop me!

— Stephen King, It

And when I was saying I want to become number one of the world and I was 7, 8 years old, most of the people were laughing to me. Because you know, it seemed like I have one percent chances to do that. And I’ve done it.

— Novak Djokovic

What a strange creature is a laughing fool, As if a man were created to no useBut only to show his teeth.

— John Webster, The White Devil

Most of the laugh tracks on television were recorded in the early 1950’s. These days, most of the people you hear laughing are dead.

— Chuck Palahniuk

But Hyacinth Bridgerton, who at ten should have known the least about kisses of anyone, just blinked thoughtfully, and said, ” I think it’s nice. If they’re laughing now, they’ll probably be laughing forever.

— Julia Quinn, The Duke and I

Your ego is laughing at you behind your back.

— John Martin Shepherd

There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.

— Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

On the way down the hill we walked three abreast in the cobblestone street, drunk and laughing and talking like men who knew they would separate at dawn and travel to the far corners of the earth.

— Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary

Look at me!” he would shout as he ran laughing through the halls of Storm’s End. “Look at me, I’m a dragon, ” or “Look at me, I’m a wizard, ” or “Look at me, look at me, I’m the rain

— George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

The day you start accepting that life is a bitch and laughing over it, is the day you won’t seem to mind how many puppies she gives.

— Manmeet Singh Narang

The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.

— Oliver Goldsmith

Don’t become a grumpy old dater! Life ids for living, laughing and loving!Stop searching, start finding!

— Siggy Buckley, Next Time Lucky: Confessions Of Dating Guru

The world I held so closely, she played me like a game, I released and left her laughing to stand on my own two feet.

— Coco J. Ginger

Observe and learn from stronger and better people than yours instead of laughing and pulling legs of poor and weak than yours.

— Prerak Trivedi

If neither crying nor laughing can change my circumstances, then I rather go through them laughing.

— Moffat Machingura, Life Capsules

As I stood on the lonely backroad, I’m sure I heard birds, kookaburras, laughing …

— Steven Herrick

There’s a darkness under ‘The Hangover’ because ultimately there’s a missing person and it’s not really that funny. There’s a sort of darkness under it that I love, and still people are laughing as hard if not harder than they did in ‘Old School.’

— Todd Phillips

All around the world, people are exuberantly laughing right now.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, Joyful Living: 101 Ways to Transform Your Spirit and Revitalize Your Life

Quit worrying so much about the boards and nails of your life. Focus on the stuff that lasts.” He glanced through the window toward the glowing light of the kitchen where Meg and my mom were laughing about something.

— Laura Anderson Kurk

You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.

— Michael Pritchard

You know you may feel very sad like a child whose toy is broken; but then you know sun rises, life continues and you start laughing again!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

precious laughing time is wasted, because I have to put up with Satan’s stupid minions who smile without attempting to anger somebody else – leave us alone already.

— A Gentlemen

You really are a pain in the ass, ” he laughs. I swat him playfully, laughing too as a single tear rolls down my cheek. He wipes it away and tucks my hair behind my ear, “But you’re my pain in the ass.

— Kandi Steiner, Tag Chaser

We laughed together. It’s so lovely laughing with a man. It feels positive. Relaxed…

— James Lusarde, The Train of Arousal

I can’t live without a sense of humor. I need to be laughing and entertained at all times.

— Carlos Ponce

Fate was a bitch, but she always had a wicked sense of humor. Today, he was her punch line. Tomorrow, she’d be laughing at them.-Darling’s thoughts

— Sherrilyn Kenyon, Born of Silence

He was right: not about her playing him, or about her laughing at him, but certainly about her carelessness, about her casual disregard for how he would feel if he found out, and about the stunning lack of depth it exposed in her character.

— Michael Callahan, Searching for Grace Kelly

I never stopped joking around long enough to realize you weren’t laughing anymore.

— Alexandra Potter, Calling Romeo

I only laugh when I don’t know on what I’m laughing to.

— Moozy Mathers

My religion consists of laughing at myself. My motto is this: As long as there is a me, there is a reason to laugh out loud!

— C. JoyBell C.

Me? You are laughing at me. Put your hand here. This has no theology.’ I mocked myself while I made love. I flung myself into pleasure like a suicide on to a pavement.

— Graham Greene, The Comedians

As I went back alone over that familiar road, I could almost believe that a boy and girl ran along beside me, as our shadows used to do, laughing and whispering to each other in the grass.

— Willa Cather, My Ántonia

I m not funny, really m not !!! I just tell people the truth, and then they start laughing and say haha you are funny…but seriously m not!!!

— shashankbisht

Laughing and crying are closely related. Smiling and grimacing both involve a person showing their teeth as does laughing and growling. Crying and laughing always represents the expression of actual emotion.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

I aspire to be an old man with an old wife laughing at old jokes from a wild youth.

— Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild: Poems

And it occurred to her that reading was, among other things, a muscle and one that she had seemingly developed. She could read the novel with ease and great pleasure, laughing at remarks, they were hardly jokes, that she had not even noticed before.

— Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

Nobody who is afraid of laughing and heartily too at his friend can be said to have a true and thorough love for him.

— Julius Charles Hare

He stood in rain and the storm, watching a demon with his face standing and laughing at him on a chariot run by drunk horses. The storm threw dust into his eyes, while the demon unleashed the horses one after the other at him.

— Akshay Vasu

If they aren’t laughing at your goals, you are not dreaming big enough.

— Sravani Saha Nakhro

When I die, I plan to be laughing hysterically.

— Minari Endou, Dazzle, Volume 02

I declare that The Beatles are mutants. Prototypes of evolutionary agents sent by God, endowed with a mysterious power to create a new human species, a young race of laughing freemen.

— Timothy Leary

It will be very fair to say that the moments of sincere laughing are the very best moments of life!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

When I told my teachers I wanted to be a writer, alot of them encouraged me to lower my expectations and to be more realistic. So I rode away on my magical, winged horse, spraying faerie dust behind me, and laughing manically as I went.

— M.E. Vaughan

I slipped on a turtleneck, laughing when my head became stuck in the turtle part. If they weren’t called turtlenecks, I wouldn’t have worn them.

— Augusten Burroughs, A Wolf at the Table

Nothing to me feels as good as laughing incredibly hard.

— Steve Carell

When you’re young and healthy you can plan on Monday to commit suicide, and by Wednesday you’re laughing again.

— Marilyn Monroe, My Story

They were drinking, laughing and dancing, but I was sitting alone in the corner and talking to your soul.

— M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God ; Poetry

I deem myself as intellectual and analytical as much as I can but still never miss the chance to goof around and joke about anything but I never laugh at nobody. Good humor is about laughing with not about laughing at.

— Genereux Philip

Because friendship is about laughing when the other person is joking to make you feel better. Even if you don’t find her joke all that funny.

— Padma Venkatraman, A Time to Dance

I took my friend’s hand as she helped me up. With our hands still linked and our flower crowns tangled in our hair, we danced, laughing with joy, through the rain and towards the school, the lightning showing us our path with its powerful light.

— Erica Sehyun Song, Thorns in the Shadow

Intimacy is about sharing something with your spouse that you don’t share with anybody else. It’s letting him in. It’s laughing together. And it’s also feeling that deep hunger for each other!

— Sheila Wray Gregoire, Nine Thoughts That Can Change Your Marriage: Because a Great Relationship Doesn’t Happen by Accident

Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.

— Veronica Roth, Divergent

…every piece of the laughing was a tiny bird come tumbling out to fly around the room.

— Patrick Rothfuss, The Slow Regard of Silent Things

If you are in a movie theater, you can look two people down and they are laughing while you are laughing or you can look three people down and they love that song that you love. It is living proof that you are not alone.

— Stephen Chbosky

When I see people laughing at ideas and companies we have backed, I smile. It means we are going to make a lot of money on that investment.

— Fred Wilson

It was strange and amusing…and, honestly, a bit embarrassing…to realize how much being near Bella had softened me. It seemed like no one was afraid of me any more. If Emmett found out about this, he would be laughing for the next century.

— Stephenie Meyer, Midnight Sun

You don’t stop laughing because you grow older. You grow older because you stop laughing.

— Maurice Chevalier

I think comedy is a good way to help people change their minds. I think that if you’re laughing and getting a message across, it’s a lot easier than when somebody is screaming in your face.

— Maz Jobrani

I miss both of my parents terribly every day, but especially as we approach Thanksgiving. We always came together as a family for that holiday, playing capture the flag and touch football and laughing a lot.

— Mark Shriver

The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.

— Cyril Connolly

One loses many laughs by not laughing at oneself.

— Sara Jeannette Duncan

I don’t know how long i tis before we get cold again, and huddle under the blanket together.-It’s getting more difficult to be wise. – He says, laughing into my ear.I smile at him. – I think that’s how it’s supposed to be.

— Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Don’t deceive yourself; laughing at someone’s weakness is not the way to reveal your strength. Your strength is in the help you offer, not the mockeries you deliver!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

people do not see your pain , they just search laughing moment to laugh on you

— Mohammed Zaki Ansari, “Zaki’s Gift Of Love”

Who is that blond child laughing as he runs after his colored marbles? [my marbles]It’s meAnd who is the poet writing this poem?That blond child who laughed as he ran after his colored marbles

— Pierre Albert-Birot, The Cubist Poets in Paris: An Anthology

You’re funny.’ Phoebe passed me the last chocolate cupcake. ‘And I always thought your friends were laughing over their own farts.”Ninety percent of Eastwood’s male population laughs over their own farts. Present company excluded, naturally.

— Robyn Schneider, The Beginning of Everything

Happiness is no laughing matter.

— Richard Whately

Happiness is so simple in life:If I laugh then you are laughing too.

— Kristian Goldmund Aumann, Love Poems: Love Conquers All

Once you get people laughing they’re listening and you can tell them almost anything.

— Herb Gardner

Why was he laughing? Did he know that he would survive? No. That’s impossible. He realized that he would end his life here. He admitted the truth that he would die and laughed. Have you ever seen a pirate laughing on the execution stand?

— Captain Smoker

A woman laughing is a woman conquered.

— Napoléon Bonaparte, In the Words of Napoleon: A Collection of Quotations of Napoleon Bonaparte

One should never use exclamation points in writing. It is like laughing at your own joke.

— Mark Twain

I was laughing and he was too, and there we were, tangled up together in the water and sunshine. In a good kind of way.

— Jessi Kirby, In Honor

That got me to laughing too. His laughter, like his yelling, got into you until you was right soaked with it. So you couldn’t help yourself. But it felt good. Light. I tell you, I hadn’t felt like that in a long while.

— J.D. Jordan, Calamity: Being an Account of Calamity Jane and Her Gunslinging Green Man

My dad has a dry, deadpan sense of humor, and my mom has an unexpected, wacky take on things. They really encouraged laughing at ourselves and the weirdness of situations that come up growing up in politics.

— Kristin Gore

When they finished laughing they were on their way to being not just friends, but the dearest of friends, the sort of friends whose lives are shaped by the friendship.

— Robin McKinley, Spindle’s End

I think there’s nothing better than laughing in life, so that’s nice, to be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It’s ’cause I think life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish silly man. And that’s fine.

— Joan Cusack

The Sun was smiling hundred years ago and the sun is laughing today.

— Santosh Kalwar

Believe it or not, I make myself laugh. Sometimes when I have thoughts or say some things that are funny, it just makes me laugh, and I don’t mind laughing at it before you guys do.

— Kevin Hart

Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.

— Dwayne Johnson

Without humor, we’d all be what we’re laughing at. Without arrogance, we’d be humiliated to admit we already are.

— Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic

Men love war because it allows them to look serious because it is the only thing that stops women laughing at them.

— John Fowles

The following ten throws went a variety of places. I never hit the target, but I was getting closer. Isabella was laughing so hard she wrote “Please stop can’t breathe” in the dirt with her finger.

— Jim Benton, Okay, So Maybe I Do Have Superpowers

The old, sad art colors are gone. Now I paint bright colors. I paint paintings which are happy, where children are laughing and playing with animals. I paint paradise on Earth. I still paint sadness sometimes, but there is sadness in the world, too.

— Margaret Keane

I have this horrible sense of humor where I think discomfort is funny – partly because I experience discomfort a lot, and it’s a way of laughing at it and getting a release.

— Joaquin Phoenix

While you are laughing madly, There is someone crying inside you

— Hilal Hamdaan

But when I close my eyes, I’m more like THIS under the surface: I’m laughing and scheming and dreaming.

— Laura Lee Gulledge, Page by Paige

Just because someone has cancer, it doesn’t mean you stop laughing at them or making fun of them.

— Tanya Masse

Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great seriousness like a squirrel for example – I mean without looking for something beyond and above living, I mean living must be your whole occupation.

— Nazim Hikmet

One loses so many laughs by not laughing at oneself.

— Sara Jeannette Duncan

I was there laughing and joking with everyone else, but it’s like there was some part of mestanding back, watching, thinking, “Is this as good as it gets?

— Margaret Peterson Haddix, Don’t You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey

Some guys step on a rake in the dark, and get mad and go punch somebody. Others step on a rake in the dark and fall down laughing at themselves. I know which kind of guy I’d rather be. So do my friends.

— Spider Robinson, Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon

I’m not this callous clown walking around laughing at life all the time. I’ve had some serious, serious problems in my life. But I’ve come out with a smile.

— John Lydon

I am sitting here, staring at the dark sky and drunk with memories. laughing like a maniac while crying an ocean. Somewhere it feels like somebody is kissing my lips passionately. While they are continuously pushing a knife, deep into my chest.

— Akshay Vasu

They tell you the devil is in the details…what they don’t tell you is that he’s laughing maniacally.

— Brian L. Tucker

The thing I most hate about the Left is that they want to stop us laughing – to prescribe which jokes are OK and which are not OK to make in public and to draw artificial lines around certain subjects. I find all sorts of inappropriate things funny.

— Milo Yiannopoulos

Sometimes I think the loneliness inside of me is going to explode through my skin and sometimes im not sure if crying or screaming or laughing through the hysteria will solve anything at all

— Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me

Basically I’m a female human being with brown hair, enjoy precision, reading the news, eating delicious food with my delicious friends and laughing at ridiculous things that don’t translate while you are desperately trying to make them.

— Tig Notaro

Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald

You are not showing her my baby pictures!” He sounded horrified, which made me laugh. “Come on, Evan, ” I teased with a laughing smile, “you were adorable.

— Rebecca Donovan, Reason to Breathe

Sometimes I feel certain that the hyenas are laughing at us.

— Marty Rubin

Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.

— Clarence Darrow

You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.

— George Bernard Shaw

A thousand laughing suns are in your eyes. A thousand crying stars in mine.

— Ahmad Shamlou

…thinking about laughing with 2 yr old Findlay today – Dostoyevsky was right, “The soul is healed by being with children.” …

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

A pure crystal stream sprang laughing in the midst of desolation……

— Sue Bridgwater, Perian’s Journey

It’s getting more difficult to be wise, ” he says, laughing into my ear.I smile at him. “I think that’s how it’ssupposed to be.

— Veronica Roth, Allegiant

When someone tells you somebody’s been murdered, laughing is probably not the best response. You know, for future reference.But laughing is exactly what I did.

— Rachel Hawkins, Hex Hall

Go ahead and laugh at Detroit. Because you are laughing at yourself.

— Charlie LeDuff, Detroit: An American Autopsy

The only way to cry your eyes out and laugh your ass off at the same time is to have your mom or girlfriends present. Without them, the laughing part wouldn’t be nearly as fun.

— Shannon L. Alder

Thoughts as warm as a silky summer rain, flowing over the edge of my soul’s gentle.not tides returning them along the shoreline to laughing gulls.

— Basith

The crying that is done in this world is due to wrong understanding and the laughing is also due to wrong understanding. This world is not worth the crying or laughing. This world is beautiful [which one needs to know and see].

— Dada Bhagwan

She moaned in playful disappointment. “You shouldn’t have canceled. It would be fund to take a picture. You’ll be laughing at this years from now.

— Stacey O’Neale, Under His Skin

When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.

— George Gordon Byron

If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.

— John Cleese

The thing about having it all is, it should include having the ability to have it all. Maybe there are some people who know how to have it all. They’re probably off in a group somewhere, laughing at those of us who have it all but don’t know how to.

— Carrie Fisher, Postcards from the Edge

If we fought wars with laughter instead of bullets, you would die laughing instead of just dying.

— Anthony T. Hincks

A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn?

— Bob Hope

That was his mother. When she wasn’t crying over the breakfast cereal, she was laughing about killing herself.

— Nick Hornby, About a Boy

You get the face you build your whole life, with work and loving and grieving and laughing and frowning.

— Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

I loved laughing with him, loved that he could make me laugh.

— James Patterson, Sam’s Letters to Jennifer

Crying makes problems seem longer, and laughing makes problems seem shorter. Therefore in life if you cannot find a way out of your problems just take a short cut through them: that shortcut is laughter.

— Moffat Machingura, Life Capsules

No matter where life takes me, you’ll find me with a smile. Presumed to be happy, always laughing like a child. I never thought life could be this sweet! It’s got me cheesing from cheek to cheek!

— Mac Miller

He stood at the edge of town feeling very small, powerless. Night in the mountains could do that to you, reminding you of your place in the world and laughing at any sense of self-importance.

— Michael Koryta, Rise the Dark

No, my young apprentice. You said the exact right thing. Again. I’m just laughing at life.””Why?” he asked, opening both his eyes.”Because sometimes it’s either laugh or cry. I prefer laugh. How about you?

— P.C. Cast, Brighid’s Quest

The moon in all her immaculate purity hung in the sky, laughing at this world of dust. She congratulated me for my carefully considered maneuvers and invited me to share in her eternal solitude.

— Shan Sa, Empress

By the way, only a real man can accept his feminine side.””I don’t know who fed you that line of garbage, but I can promise she’s laughing at you right now.

— Gena Showalter, The Darkest Seduction

Sinatra invited me once to his birthday party in L.A. I was young, and I felt great about it. But when I got there, the Rat Pack were all in the kitchen laughing their heads off.

— Tony Bennett

Be aware of the type of humor you use in your daily life. Just because people are laughing doesn’t mean it is creating positive vibes.

— Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace

There are those laughing their way to hell; and those, crying themselves to heaven.

— Anthony Liccione

I won’t say that you’re pretty because that dog already did. And I won’t say you’re funny because you have had me laughing since I met you.

— Melissa Landers, Alienated

All of a sudden you see reading in bed and waffles on Sunday and laughing at nothing and his mouth on yours. And it’s so far beyond fine that you know you can never go back to fine.

— Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

This morning when I put on my underwear I could hear the fruit-of-the-loom guys laughing at me.

— Rodney Dangerfield

It’s better to die laughing than to live each moment in fear.

— Michael Crichton

She was like a lone angel floating above the surface of the earth, laughing with delight because she could fly but crying out of loneliness.

— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.

— Konrad Lorenz

The blind man is laughing at the bald head.

— Persian proverb

This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.

— Jalaluddin Rumi

If a lion turned every time small dogs barked at it, it would be the laughing stock of the jungle.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Kids. They’re not tin cans or sheetrock. They’re laughing machines. Wind them up and watch them go.

— Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: his Wife, his Children, his Final Gift

They walked off on the earthy path, laughing not quite naturally, for they could hardly help being pleased by the momentary attention of descending passengers and by their own almost meritorious youth.

— Shirley Hazzard, The Great Fire

To all the defiant stoics, laughing and fighting lonesome battles in the face of adversity.

— Kin F. Kam

What had been so funny? But you can never remember what you were laughing about, and even if you could, it seems doubtful that it would still be funny.

— Rufi Thorpe, The Girls from Corona del Mar

I sense him smiling and laughing and looking at me with eyes of a thousand aborted children coming back to rightfully claim their life, to claim the earth.

— A.P. Sweet, dead, but dreaming

Grover: It’s a very sweet love story. I get misty-eyed every time I play it. So does Percy, but I think that’s because he’s laughing at me.

— Rick Riordan, The Demigod Files

We are still on our journey, still suffering and still laughing together. But I feel like the tide has turned, and I think we will have our happy ending yet. Even if it doesn’t look like what we were expecting.

— Meg Keene, A Practical Wedding: Creative Ideas for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration

The children laughing without knowing why – isn’t that beautiful?

— Milan Kundera, The Festival of Insignificance

Being PresentYears ago, I attended a conference where the keynote speaker encouraged everyone to BE HERE NOW! It grabbed people’s attention and reminded us that living, loving, listening, and laughing all occur in the present moment.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Communication: 8 Ways to Confirm Clarity & Understanding for Positive Impact

After a few awkward moments, Lizzy joined them and they skipped along the avenue, the three of them, laughing and whooping and altogether making an undignified spectacle of themselves.

— Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect

Though people are laughing at the dirt surrounding you, they are missing to see the seeds also planted, growing silently within.

— Anthony Liccione

Wit had conquered science by laughing it out of court.

— Philip Schuyler Allen

The music grew louder, faster, as we saw an empty couch on the balcony and ran to get it, pushed aside another couple darting for the same thing, but it was ours, and we smiled wide, laughing at our fortune, our couch.

— Lee Matthew Goldberg, Slow Down

Weeping bride laughing wife laughing bride weeping wife.

— German proverb

. . . is it better to throw yourself head first and laughing into the holy rage calling your name?

— Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch

I’ll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.

— LaToya Jackson

And why are we supposed to be serious about God? Did God show up and crack the whip? “You there, Annie in Ohio, I see you laughing a lot and frankly it really pisses Me off . . . “ (50)

— Julia Cameron, God is No Laughing Matter

I don’t know why it was, exactly, but nothing irritated my father quite like the sound of his children’s happiness. Group crying, he could stand, but group laughing was asking for it, especially at the dinner table.

— David Sedaris, When You Are Engulfed in Flames

Dance your Soulful path / and you shall know the magic / of your mind & heart / and all the beauty laughing / to fill your rising self.

— Jay Woodman

Frowning I playfully blow a fresh handful of bubbles at him as we walks back out, laughing over his shoulder at me.

— A.J. Young, My Sudden Alpha Mate

Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it.

— Langston Hughes

I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off.

— Bruce Willis

It is time for a return to childhood, to simplicity, to running and climbing and laughing in the sunshine, to experiencing happiness instead of being trained for a lifetime of pursuing happiness. It is time to let children be children again.

— L.R. Knost

She had been born with a different name, to a woman with laughing eyes and warmly whispered words of love who’d died degraded and afraid on a misty Irish morning.

— C.S. Harris, When Gods Die

I think you learn more if you’re laughing at the same time.

— Mary Ann Shaffer

If people are not laughing at your Goals, your Goals are not big enough!

— Alex Haditaghi, Softly, As I Leave Her

I’ve done a lot of drama, and as a lifestyle, going to work and laughing every day is just great. It’s great for your mental health, and it’s great for setting up a nice year.

— Rose McIver

If you’re too serious to make life a laughing matter, then you seriously need to make laughter matter to you today and every day!

— Jeannine M. Luby

And you require no answers”, Foamfollower was laughing in his gladness, “You are sufficient to every question”.

— Stephen R. Donaldson, The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever

Today u are laughing on my failure, Tomorrow i’ll laugh on your success

— shubham phadte

In our family health, it’s about having a balanced life, about laughing and staying on a positive note.

— Victoria Osteen

All laughing comes from misapprehension. Rightly looked at there is no laughable thing under the sun.

— Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure

joking and laughing as they headed off to their new life

— Markee Anderson, Touchdowns And Potions

Pointing out the emotion in a scene is like laughing at your own jokes.

— Diana Gabaldon, “I Give You My Body . . .”: How I Write Sex Scenes

She suddenly found herself laughing without bitterness.

— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars

Those in power must spend a lot of their time laughing at us.

— Alice Walker

They all laughed when I said I’d become a comedian. Well, they’re not laughing now.

— Bob Monkhouse, Crying With Laughter: My Life Story

As everyone knows, there is often a rather fine line between laughing and crying

— E.B. White

I would find myself laughing and wondering where these ideas came from. You can call it imagination, I suppose. But I was grateful for wherever they came from.

— Amy Tan

FRUITS AND NUTSKeep jumping around them like monkeys.The clones, Commercialized zombies, And the TV junkies.Keep throwing berries, Twigs, And nuts at them.Until they wake upTo see what’s up And figure out whyWe’re laughing at ’em.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Everybody laughed for a long time, for it was the kind of joke that seemed to grow on you. You would laugh and eventually stop. But after a few minutes you would think of the joke again, and you would burst out laughing all over again.

— Zakes Mda, Ways of Dying

People are laughing at me today for having holes in my pockets, and ink blood on my fingers- a thirty-something old writer, who strangles words from dictionaries, and feeds on the decay of poetry.

— Anthony Liccione, Please Pass Me, the Blood & Butter

People who stop laughing are always the ones who get hurt.

— Josh Sundquist, Just Don’t Fall: How I Grew Up, Conquered Illness, and Made It Down the Mountain

That’s because we have it so good”, I told her, trying on his deep voice. We impersonated him all the way home, laughing and blowing bubbles, both of us knowing that he was right. We did have it so good.

— Emily M. Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post

I have the humor of a 9-year-old boy, and sometimes I’ve had laughing fits on-air.

— Megyn Kelly

I look around at everybody laughing and joking together and struggle to understand my life has become a living hell that nobody present could even begin to imagine

— B.A. Paris, Behind Closed Doors

Here, ” I said, shoving the board into his hands. He started laughing.“WHAT are you laughing at?!” I demanded irritably.“Well, it’s just that… that’s going to hurt a bit, my dear. Go on, bend over. I’ll demonstrate.

— Sadey Quinn, Under Order

You have to laugh at yourself. I do a lot of humor about all ethnicities that are at the show – Latinos, Asians, Indians… What I say is, ‘We’re laughing together. I’m laughing with you, not at you.’ Never say, ‘Oh, I’m better than you.’

— Maz Jobrani