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“Laughing at ourselves is possible when we are able to see humanity as it is - a little lower than the angels and at times only slightly higher than the apes”
“I want the dead lovers of the world to hear our laughter and grow sad. I want a breath of our passion to stir their dust into consciosness, to wake their ashes in pain.”
“Blessed is he who has learned to laugh at himself, for he shall never cease to be entertained”
“Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.”
Henry Ward Beecher
“Laughter is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one place.”
“The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.”
“Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.”
“Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.”
“The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.”
Henry Louis Mencken
“Leprechauns, castles, good luck and laughter.Lullabies, dreams and love ever after. Poems and songs with pipes and drums. A thousand welcomes when anyone comes... That's the Irish for you!”
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