Quotations About / On: LAUGHTER

  • 31.
    Laughter is ever young, whereas tragedy, except the very highest of all, quickly becomes haggard.
    (Margaret Sackville (1881-1963), British poet. The Works of Susan Ferrier, vol. 1, introduction (1929).)
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  • 32.
    “Treat a disease with drunkenness, laughter, and sport. If you find any trace of it after that, give it to me.”
    (Palace of Desire)
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  • 33.
    We are connected to each other in spite of differences in race, language and culture. We understand joy and pain, laughter and tears.
    (On Orlando Massacre in Florida, June 2016)
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  • 34.
    “It was like the beginning of life and laughter. It was the real meaning of the sun”
    (― Charles Bukowski, Factotum)
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  • 35.
    “ Oh, love that lives its life with laughter Or love that lives its life with tears Can die—but love that is never spoken Goes like a ghost through the winding years. . .”
    (Sara Teasdale, Love Songs )
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  • 36.
    Your joy is my joy! And your laughter heals my soul.
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  • 37.
    There comes a time when suddenly you realize that laughter is something you remember and that you were the one laughing.
    (Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. actor. "Laughter," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).)
  • 38.
    Not with wrath do we kill, but with laughter. Come, let us kill the spirit of gravity!
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 4, p. 49, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Zarathustra, in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, First Part, "On Reading and Writing," (1883).)
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  • 39.
    He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad. And that was all his patrimony.
    (Rafael Sabatini (1875-1950), Italian-born British author. Scaramouche, bk. 1, ch. 1 (1921). Opening words, describing the book's hero, André-Louis Moreau.)
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  • 40.
    There exists a kind of laughter which is worthy to be ranked with the higher lyric emotions and is infinitely different from the twitchings of a mean merrymaker.
    (Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol (1809-1852), Russian author, dramatist. Dead Souls, pt. 1, ch. 7 (1842).)
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