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    Laughter is a sense of proportion and a power of seeing yourself from the outside.
    — Zero Mostel
    tags: laughter  power  seeing 
     
    The freedom of any society varies proportionately with the volume of its laughter.
    — Zero Mostel
    From day one, I got addicted to being on stage and getting the applause and laughter.
    — Zac Efron
    tags: laughter 
     
    Here I saw, with my own eyes, that laughter was the most terrible weapon: you can kill anything with laughter - even murder itself.
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    tags: laughter  murder  eyes 
     
    My grandmother, grandfather, my mom - we've always been driven by laughter. It's what held us together. Thanksgivings, any kind of family get-together, we usually end up in tears.
    — Yelawolf
    tags: laughter  tears 
     
    My laughter won't last forever but neither will my tears. We say this life isn't perfect. And it isn't. It isn't perfectly good. But, it also isn't perfectly bad, either.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: laughter  forever  tears  bad 
     
    If love is the treasure, laughter is the key.
    — Yakov Smirnoff
    tags: laughter  key 
     
    I believe that love and laughter can only happen when one person takes the time to think about what would cause the other person to feel good.
    — Yakov Smirnoff
    tags: time  laughter  people  believe 
     
    I believe there is a direct correlation between love and laughter.
    — Yakov Smirnoff
    tags: laughter  believe 
     
    Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection.
    — Yakov Smirnoff
    tags: laughter  language 
     
    I believe that laughter is a language of God and that we can all live happily ever laughter.
    — Yakov Smirnoff
    tags: laughter  live  language  believe  god 
     
    When the needs of one person are being met by the other, there is laughter.
    — Yakov Smirnoff
    tags: laughter  people 
     
    Laughter is the climax in the tragedy of seeing, hearing and smelling self-consciously.
    — Wyndham Lewis
    tags: laughter  tragedy  seeing 
     
    Laughter is the representative of Tragedy, when Tragedy is away.
    — Wyndham Lewis
    tags: laughter  tragedy 
     
    Laughter is an independent, tremendously important, and lurid emotion.
    — Wyndham Lewis
    tags: laughter  emotion 
     
    Laughter is the Wild Body's song of triumph.
    — Wyndham Lewis
    tags: laughter  wild  song 
     
    I find you in all small and lovely things; in the little fishes like flames in the green water, in the furred and stupid softness of bumble-bees fat as laughter, in all the chiming radiance of warmth and light and scent in the summer garden.
    — Winifred Holtby
    tags: laughter  summer  water  garden 
     
    My beautiful wife is dead. She meant everything to me. Her laughter, her tears and her joy will remain with me the rest of my life.
    — William Shatner
    tags: laughter  joy  beautiful  tears  wife 
     
    Within each of us there is an intense need to feel that we belong. This feeling of unity and togetherness comes through the warmth of a smile, a handshake, or a hug, through laughter and unspoken demonstrations of love. It comes in the quiet, reverent moments of soft conversation and in listening.
    — William R. Bradford
    If a rainbow makes a sound, or a flower as it grows, that was the sound of her laughter.
    — William P. Young
    tags: laughter  flowers 
     
    There is a form of laughter that springs from the heart, heard every day in the merry voice of childhood, the expression of a laughter - loving spirit that defies analysis by the philosopher, which has nothing rigid or mechanical in it, and totally without social significance. Bubbling spontaneously from the heart of child or man. Without egotism and full of feeling, laughter is the music of life.
    — William Osler
    Without egotism and full of feeling, laughter is the music of life.
    — William Osler
    tags: laughter  music 
     
    Laughter is the music of life.
    — William Osler
    tags: laughter  music 
     
    There is a kind of laughter people laugh at public events, as if a joke were a charity auction and they want to be seen to be bidding.
    — William McIlvanney
    tags: laughter  people  charity 
     
    Nothing is so impenetrable as laughter in a language you don't understand.
    — William Golding
    tags: laughter  language 
     
    Winter's notion of poetry is tragedy. It knows nothing of comedy. Its laughter was frozen on its lips long ago.
    — William Alfred Quayle
    Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.
    — Will Durst
    tags: fear  laughter  anxiety  comedy  hope 
     
    Inject laughter into tense situations to save the day; laughter calms tempers and soothes jangled nerves.
    — Wilferd Peterson
    tags: laughter 
     
    Laughter is the best medicine for a long and happy life. He who laughs lasts!
    — Wilferd Peterson
    tags: laughter  medicine 
     
    Let the children's laughter remind us how we used to be.
    — Whitney Houston
    tags: laughter 
     
    Laugh. Laughter is immeasurable. Be joyful though you have considered all the facts.
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: laughter  facts 
     
    Laughter is immeasurable. Be joyful
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: laughter 
     
    When you find yourself beginning to feel a bond between yourself and the people you photograph, when you laugh and cry with their laughter and tears, you will know you are on the right track.
    — Weegee
    tags: laughter  people  right  tears 
     
    Children instinctively know that the more laughter we have in our lives, the better.
    — Wayne Dyer
    tags: children  laughter  live  child 
     
    Laughter is the valve on the pressure cooker of life.
    — Wavy Gravy
    tags: laughter 
     
    My soul was a burden, bruised and bleeding. It was tired of the man who carried it, but I found no place to set it down to rest. Neither the charm of the countryside nor the sweet scents of a garden could soothe it. It found no peace in song or laughter, none in the company of friends at table or in the pleasures of love, none even in books or poetry.... Where could my heart find refuge from itself? Where could I go, yet leave myself behind?
    — Wally Lamb
    Laughter was the shape the darkness took around the first appearance of the light.
    — W. S. Merwin
    tags: laughter  darkness 
     
    The camera may do justice to laughter, but must degrade sorrow.
    — W. H. Auden
    tags: justice  laughter  sorrow 
     
    The object of a comedy is not to correct morals or ridicule the vices of society; no, a comedy should depict the discrepancies between life and purpose, should be the fruit of bitter indignation aroused by the degradation of human dignity, should be sarcasm, and not an epigram, convulsive laughter and not an amused grin, should be written with bile and not diluted salt, in a word, it should embrace life in its highest significance.
    — Vissarion Belinsky
    Comedy is a live art, and the only way to record a comedy rock album is to do it live. The audience and their laughter is just as much a part of the album sound as our music. No retakes, no room for error.
    — Vir Das
    tags: laughter  live  comedy  music 
     
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