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Shared Wisdom: Laughter


If you laugh a lot, when you get older your wrinkles will be in all the right places.   (Andrew Mason)

The best laughter, the laughter that can heal, the laughter that has the truest ring, is the laughter that flowers out of a love for life and its Giver.   (Maxine Hancock)

One loses so many laughs by not laughing at oneself.   (Sara Jeannette Duncan)

There is an intimate laughter to be found only among friends.  (Maya Angelou)

Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.   (William Makepeace Thackeray)

Laughing at ourselves as well as with each other gives a surprising sense of togetherness.   (Hazel C. Lee)

I dare you to do something today that will make you giggle.  (Luci Swindoll)

A little comic relief in a discussion does no harm however serious the topic may be.  In my own experience the funniest things have occurred in the gravest and most sincere conversations.   (C.S. Lewis)

Laughter is a noisy smile!   (Steven Goldberg)

You grow up the day you have your first real laugh  -  at yourself.   (Ethel Barrymore)

Laugh at yourself before anyone else can!   (Elsa Maxwell)

Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young.  A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us.  (Orison Swett Marden)

Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.   (Josh Billings)

There is nothing like a mouthful of laughter.  Get some for yourself.   (Barbara Johnson)

Laughing heartily a hundred times a day has the same beneficial effects as ten minutes on a rowing machine.   (Dr. William Fry)

Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.  (Arnold Glasow)

God is at home in the play of His children.  He loves to hear us laugh.   (Peter Marshall

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