We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Agnes Repplier (1855 – 1950), Americans and Others, 1912
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
Colette (1873 – 1954), Chance Acquaintances, 1952
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
e e cummings (1894 – 1962)
Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.
One doesn’t have a sense of humor. It has you.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
Lord Byron (1788 – 1824)
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain (1835 – 1910)
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
Victor Borge (1909 – 2000)
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
W. H. Auden (1907 – 1973)