Laughing quotes

  • Americans think the only funny Brits are John Cleese, Benny Hill and whoever makes our toothpaste. They're not laughing with us, they are laughing at us.
    -- A. A. Gill

    #Thinking #Laughing #Television

  • That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
    -- A. Whitney Brown

    #Laughing #Grace #Saving

  • I'm the interpreter. I'm the one who takes your words and brings them to life. I was trained to sing and dance and laugh, and that's what I want to do.
    -- Aaliyah

    #Dance #Laughing #Singing

  • She frowned."You're not very friendly." I let out a short laugh."What?I'm not friendly to a ghost who floats into my house and starts touching me?Well,excuse my rudeness but this is a little disturbing.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Laughing #House #Touching

  • This was why I loved my Grana. Being with her always made me laugh. She accepted life for what it was. She didn’t pretend or put on airs. She was just Grana.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Air #Laughing #Accepted

  • I want to make people laugh.
    -- Abby Elliott

    #Laughing #People #Want

  • The fact is that comedy is actually too serious to be taken seriously. It may be that comedy touches such deep emotions that people feel better if they can just dismiss it as trivial. Just take a big belly laugh. I have watched people laughing, and for a moment they look-and are-absolutely helpless. Vulnerability. You can be assaulted while you are laughing.
    -- Abe Burrows

    #Taken #Feel Better #Laughing

  • It's funny, the hardest thing to do is to make something look like it's fast, loose and improvised, and get somebody to laugh.
    -- Abel Ferrara

    #Laughing #Looks #Hardest

  • If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him, but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
    -- Abraham Cahan

    #Broken Heart #Men #Laughing

  • The monster London laugh at me.
    -- Abraham Cowley

    #Laughing #Monsters #London

  • My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don't deny it. I'd rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh -- anything but work.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Work #Father #Laughing

  • I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Hope #Laughter #Laughing

  • I have always believed that a good laugh was good for both the mental and physical digestion.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Laughing #Digestion #Belief

  • Laugh at what you hold sacred, and still hold it sacred.
    -- Abraham Maslow

    #Laughing #Sacred #Stills

  • My new shorty got a gymnastic back, '87 emerald green on a classic Jag. She had the cleft palate, I ordered chef's salad; She had the club foot, with that little arm, I couldn't help but laugh...she ordered Chicken Parm.
    -- Action Bronson

    #Rap #Feet #Laughing

  • We all look to have transcendent experiences that lift us out of the everyday, and fear is a good one. But, I think it's the same reason why people want to laugh their heads off.
    -- Adam Arkin

    #Thinking #People #Laughing

  • I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party, if you will. I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans.
    -- Adam Baldwin

    #Party #Laughing #Lucky

  • I'm not comically oriented. I get angry and I start complaining and then people start laughing. I don't even want them to laugh half the time.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #People #Laughing #Complaining

  • At around 19 I realized that I really didn't have any skills other than making people laugh, so I should probably pursue it full-time.
    -- Adam Pally

    #Skills #People #Laughing

  • YOU have no room to laugh, that's all. I'm not doing any worse with Boovish than you did with English.' Get off of the car,' J.Lo huffed. 'I am an English superstar.' Uh-uh. There's no comparison. 'Gratuity' in written Boovish has seventeen different bubbles that all have to be the right size and in the right place. 'J.Lo' in written English only has three letters, and you still spelled it 'M-smiley face-pound sign.
    -- Adam Rex

    #Laughing #Car #Different

  • I'm sure everyone's got their back story. I don't come from a place of where I was tortured and needed to let something out. I came from a very happy home. I was a little out of control at times. But my family... we all liked to be funny, we all liked to make each other laugh.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Home #Laughing #Stories

  • When the kids are laughing in the audience, I tear up, I'm so happy I did a nice thing.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Nice #Kids #Laughing

  • I've always thought something that makes you laugh, it makes you laugh because there's a little bit of truth to it.
    -- Adam Savage

    #Laughing #Littles #Make You Laugh

  • I remember once having to stop performing when I thought an elderly man a few rows back from the front was actually going to die because he was laughing so hard.
    -- Ade Edmondson

    #Men #Elderly #Laughing

  • We only have one agenda, which is to make 'em laugh their pants off. Unless they are girls, of course, when it is to make them laugh their bras off so we can get a quick look.
    -- Ade Edmondson

    #Girl #Laughing #Looks

  • I will leap into my grave laughing because the feeling that I have five million human beings on my conscience is for me a source of extraordinary satisfaction.
    -- Adolf Eichmann

    #Laughing #Feelings #Satisfaction

  • We were not foolish enough to try to make a currency [backed by] gold of which we had none, but for every mark that was issued we required the equivalent of a mark's worth of work done or goods produced ... we laugh at the time our national financiers held the view that the value of a currency is regulated by the gold and securities lying in the vaults of a state bank.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Lying #Views #Laughing

  • Catholics and Protestants are fighting with one another... while the enemy of Aryan humanity and all Christendom is laughing up his sleeve.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Fighting #Laughing #Catholic

  • Tabloids can be fun. I see stuff sometimes and have a good laugh.
    -- Adrian Grenier

    #Fun #Laughing #Tabloids

  • You can laugh your way into hell but not out.
    -- Adrian Rogers

    #Laughing #Way #Hell

  • It has been wisely said that we cannot really love anybody at whom we never laugh.
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #Love #Laughing #Said

  • There is always a secret irritation about a laugh in which we cannot join
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #Irritation #Laughing #Secret

  • What monstrous absurdities and paradoxes have resisted whole batteries of serious arguments, and then crumbled swiftly into dust before the ringing death-knell of a laugh!
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #Laughter #Dust #Laughing

  • Humor is such a strong weapon, such a strong answer. Women have to make jokes about themselves, laugh about themselves, because they have nothing to lose.
    -- Agnes Varda

    #Strong #Humor #Laughing

  • Laughing is, like, my favorite thing to do.
    -- Agyness Deyn

    #Laughing #Favorites Things #My Favorite

  • I never knew modelling was what I wanted to do. I was just meandering through life having fun, having a laugh with my friends.
    -- Agyness Deyn

    #Fun #Laughing #Wanted

  • A thousand laughing suns are in your eyes. A thousand crying stars in mine.
    -- Ahmad Shamloo

    #Stars #Eye #Laughing

  • Laugh at love and love will make you cry.
    -- Ai Yazawa

    #Laughing #And Love #Cry

  • Make them laugh, and then make them listen.
    -- Aidan Quinn


  • Man appears for a little while to laugh and weep, to work and play, and then to go to make room for those who shall follow him in the never-ending cycle.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Men #Play #Laughing

  • Al and Tommy and I sharing the biggest laugh because it was predicted by everything we did in the first three or four records in my career. It was predicted in the grooves that we would be here sometime later on down the road.
    -- Al Jarreau

    #Careers #Laughing #Als

  • Announcin' your plans is a good way to hear god laugh.
    -- Al Swearengen

    #Laughing #Way #Plans

  • I'm a music fan, and I can listen to the radio, or music, without thinking, "How am I going to screw this up?" [Laughs] If I'm really actively trying to think of a parody, then I'll have my antenna out, and be a little more proactive about it.
    -- Al Yankovic

    #Thinking #Laughing #Trying

  • How can you get bored if the audience is cheering and laughing at something you're doing?
    -- Al Yankovic

    #Cheer #Laughing #Bored

  • Beware the god who cannot laugh.
    -- Alain de Benoist


  • Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself.
    -- Alan Alda

    #Laughter #Laughing #Doubt

  • People who laugh together generally don't kill each other.
    -- Alan Alda

    #Positive Thinking #People #Laughing

  • Nothing important was ever accomplished without chutzpah. Columbus had chutzpah. The signers of the Declaration of Independence had chutzpah. Don't ever aim doubt at yourself. Laugh at yourself, but don't doubt yourself.
    -- Alan Alda

    #Laughing #Independence #Doubt

  • I'm at that age where I watch such things with two minds, one that cackles at these capers and another that never gets much beyond a rather jaded and self-conscious smile, like the Mona Lisa.
    -- Alan Bradley

    #Self #Two #Laughing

  • I was learning that among friends, a smile can be better than a belly laugh.
    -- Alan Bradley

    #Laughing #Belly #Belly Laughs

  • It hurts! It throbs with pain, the like of which I never felt the half! Mortal flesh would scream again . . . yet demon spirit bids to laugh
    -- Alan Grant

    #Hurt #Pain #Laughing

  • I don't miss playing football, but I do miss going into the dressing room every day and having a laugh.
    -- Alan Hansen

    #Football #Laughing #Missing

  • I do take my work seriously and the way to do that is not to take yourself too seriously.
    -- Alan Rickman

    #Laughter #Laughing #Way

  • You're gonna laugh when I tell you this, man, but I'm starting to enjoy Eminem.
    -- Alan Vega

    #Men #Laughing #Starting

  • I'm sad, but I'm laughing.
    -- Alanis Morissette

    #Sadness #Laughing

  • I just like making people laugh, and buried in that I like to bring up topics and start discussions.
    -- Albert Brooks

    #People #Laughing #Topics

  • I have a good, hearty laugh and an energetic handshake, and those are trump cards.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Laughing #Energy #Cards

  • If the Martians ever find out how human beings think, they'll kill themselves laughing.
    -- Albert Ellis

    #Thinking #Laughing #Humans

  • Combining music, theater and comedy is a new and broader form of expression. In certain combinations you can make people laugh one moment, cry the next, and then be astounded by the beauty of the music.
    -- Aleksey Igudesman

    #Expression #People #Laughing

  • She needed him to keep her sane, to make her laugh, to feel complete
    -- Alethea Kontis

    #Laughing #Needed #Feels

  • I Wanted To Sign Scholes For Killie But Fergie Burst Out Laughing
    -- Alex Totten

    #Laughing #Scholes #Wanted

  • Demons do not cry. You became a demon, because you couldn't cry anymore right? Humans cry and when their tears finally run dry, there's nothing left, not a demon nor a monster and one final prayer for death. So, laugh demon. Laugh that arrogant laugh of your and remember I beat you to it.
    -- Alexander Anderson

    #Running #Prayer #Laughing

  • I have heard articulate speech produced by sunlight I have heard a ray of the sun laugh and cough and sing! … I have been able to hear a shadow, and I have even perceived by ear the passage of a cloud across the sun's disk.
    -- Alexander Graham Bell

    #Laughter #Clouds #Laughing

  • He who shoots first laughs last.
    -- Alexander Lebed

    #Laughing #Lasts #Firsts

  • A pitfall of making a comedy with a studio-and it's also an American cultural thing-is that I get tired of being encouraged to go always for laughs.
    -- Alexander Payne

    #Tired #Laughing #Pitfalls

  • The man that loves and laughs must sure do well.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Laughter #Men #Laughing

  • The world is a thing we must of necessity either laugh at or be angry at; if we laugh at it, they say we are proud; if we are angry at it, they say we are ill-natured.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Laughing #World #Proud

  • We ought, in humanity, no more to despise a man for the misfortunes of the mind than for those of the body, when they are such as he cannot help; were this thoroughly considered we should no more laugh at a man for having his brains cracked than for having his head broke.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Men #Laughing #Humanity

  • You can Laugh or you can cry, it changes nothing
    -- Alexandra Ivy

    #Laughing #Cry

  • I never stopped joking around long enough to realize you weren't laughing anymore.
    -- Alexandra Potter

    #Long #Laughing #Joking Around

  • Be positive and laugh at everything.
    -- Alexandra Roach

    #Laughing #Being Positive

  • I do not often laugh, sir, as you may perceive by the air of my countenance; but nevertheless, I retain the privilege of laughing when I please.
    -- Alexandre Dumas

    #Air #Laughing #May

  • Porthos: He thinks he can challenge the mighty Porthos with a sword... D'Artagnan: The mighty who? Porthos: Don't tell me you've never heard of me. D'Artagnan: The world's biggest windbag? Porthos: Little pimple... meet me behind the Luxembourg at 1 o'clock and bring a long wooden box. D'Artagnan: Bring your own... Porthos: [laughs]
    -- Alexandre Dumas

    #Thinking #Laughing #Long

  • When I reflect on how things have changed, I can't help but laugh.
    -- Alexis Korner

    #Reflection #Laughing #Helping

  • Love lies bleeding in the bed whereover Roses lean with smiling mouths or pleading: Earth lies laughing where the sun's dart clove her: Love lies bleeding.
    -- Algernon Charles Swinburne

    #Lying #Laughing #Rose

  • When I'm in the grocery store, I'll do lunges up and down the aisles. In the checkout line, you could do squats. I used to worry about what people thought of me, but I don't care anymore. I know I'm going to get the last laugh.
    -- Ali Vincent

    #Worry #People #Laughing

  • I was born optimistic...I was laughing from the beginning of my life.
    -- Alice Herz-Sommer

    #Optimistic #Laughing #Optimism

  • We evolved. We have only to look at the pouting face of a young chimpanzee to laugh at its reflections of ourselves. We know that more then 98 percent of our genes are shared with the chimpanzee, but we feel the kinship directly when the furry baby puts up its arms to be held.
    -- Alison Jolly

    #Baby #Reflection #Laughing

  • I like old people falling over, that's what makes me laugh.
    -- Allen Carr

    #Fall #People #Laughing

  • When I was young, everyone laughed at me when I said that I wanted to be a professional basketball it's my turn to laugh.
    -- Allen Iverson

    #Basketball #Player #Laughing

  • I contend that not only can you laugh at adversity, but it is essential to do so if you are to deal with setbacks without defeat.
    -- Allen Klein

    #Adversity #Laughing #Essentials

  • Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.
    -- Allen Klein

    #Humor #Laughing #Helping

  • Everyday I look forward to bringing a few laughs, giving a little advice and making people feel good about themselves.
    -- Alli Simpson

    #People #Giving #Laughing

  • I love working with Erica [Durance]. She's so much fun. And I love how flippant, comfortable, and casual the relationship is. There is so much humor there, and they make each other laugh. It is obvious how much they adore each other. I really like that.
    -- Allison Mack

    #Fun #Laughing #Flippant

  • God probably thinks it’s worth giving a sense of humor only to those of us who have to laugh at all the rubbish bits that are wrong with us.
    -- Allison Pearson

    #Thinking #Giving #Laughing

  • Sometimes fake laughing is hard once you've done a scene 18 times. I don't want to brag, but I have a reputation for being very, very good at that. It's funny finding what's challenging about acting as you go.
    -- Allison Williams

    #Laughing #Fake #Challenges

  • It's safe to say I'm a comedy nerd. I listen to so many podcasts. I just love to laugh.
    -- Allison Williams

    #Laughing #Nerd #Safe

  • They were both totally laughing, and he was twirling her, and her hair was flying around like she was in a shampoo commercial. Seriously. She could have sold conditioner to a bald man the way she looked out there.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Men #Hair #Laughing

  • What about him?" "What's going on with you two?" "Nothing," Kat said, a little too quickly. "Yeah, and why is that exactly? I thought you two were getting all relationshipy. But now you're gone half of the time and he's ...angry." "No, he's not." "Yes, he is." Gabrielle gave a short laugh. "He doesn't like you going off, doing these jobs on your own.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Jobs #Two #Laughing

  • And I laugh at myself for thinking I could touch the sky.
    -- Ally Condie

    #Thinking #Sky #Laughing

  • When a dog is in your life, there is always a reason to laugh.
    -- Alphonse de Lamartine

    #Dog #Laughing #Reason

  • Laughing brains are more absorbent.
    -- Alton Brown

    #Laughing #Brain

  • You're free to join us, but only if you promise not to stare at the new kid." Miles laughs. "Staring is very rude. Didn't anyone ever tell you that?
    -- Alyson Noel

    #Kids #Laughing #Rude

  • I'm a big believer in, no matter what you go through in life, as long as you can laugh your way through it, you're going to be okay.
    -- Alyssa Milano

    #Long #Laughing #Matter

  • I can't help but laugh at all of you writing fake stories about me. I was not in any hit and runs. I don't drink so the DUI is false.
    -- Amanda Bynes

    #Running #Writing #Laughing

  • I don't want to be Marilyn Monroe. In many ways, that's a good comparison. Because Marilyn Monroe was a sexpot, all that stuff that I have no interest in. For me, it's much easier to just try to make people laugh than to try to be the hottest thing in the world.
    -- Amanda Bynes

    #People #Laughing #Trying

  • I never wanted to be a model. I never wanted to be a serious actress. I started off doing comedy. I did a stand-up comedy camp at the Laugh Factory, and I started out on Nickelodeon.
    -- Amanda Bynes

    #Laughing #Actresses #Serious

  • I laugh at it now, but one time I had an agent tell me I would never work in TV if I didn't get a nose job. People tell you to change yourself to fit into the L.A. scene, but the advice usually doesn't make any sense. The next agent told me my nose was great!
    -- Amanda Righetti

    #Jobs #People #Laughing

  • Making people laugh is magic. I feel like if you have humility, then you can do anything in comedy.
    -- Amanda Seyfried

    #Humility #People #Laughing

  • To be comic is merely to be playful, but wit is a serious matter. To laugh at it is to confess that you do not understand.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Laughing #Matter #Serious