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Proverbs on Laughter

A good love is sunshine in a house.

A fool laughs when others laugh.

Let us not be laughing-stocks to other men’s humors. (Shakespeare)

The laughter of man is the contentment of God.

The vulgar often laugh but never smile. (Chesterfield)

He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first.

That day is lost on which one has not laughed. (French)

We must laugh before we are happy, lest we die before we laugh at all. (French)

Men show their characters in what they think laughable. (Goethe)

Ill-timed laughter is a dangerous evil. (Greek)

All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.

Laugh, if you are wise. (Latin)

Laughter makes good blood. (Italian)

He who loves to laugh has teeth that are white. (Russian)

He laughs best that laughs last.

When you laugh, all see; when you weep, no one. (Yiddish)

June 18, 2008 - Posted by | Soul's Medicine

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