Cornerstones

Laughter

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The most wasted day of all is that in which we have not laughed.
Nicolas Chamfort

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
Irish Proverb

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails. What puts man in a higher state of evolution is that he has got his laugh on the right end.
Max Eastman

The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes.
William Davis

Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall Laugh.
Luke 6:21 (KJV)

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With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
Abraham Lincoln

If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.
Jimmy Buffett

Above all else: go out with a sense of humor. It is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
Hugh Sidey

There can never be enough said of the virtues, dangers, the power of a shared laugh.
Françoise Sagan

Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
Bob Newhart

A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
William Makepeace Thackeray

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them.
Psalm 126:2 (KJV)

Trouble knocked at the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away.
Benjamin Franklin

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge

Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Strange, when you come to think of it, that of all the countless folk who have lived before our time on this planet not one is known in history or in legend as having died of laughter.
Max Beerbohm

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Jean Houston

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