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The Power of Laughter

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Victor Borge

Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
Mark Twain

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.
Laura Ingalls Wilder

A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better.
Barbara Walters

Once you can laugh at your own weaknesses, you can move forward. Comedy breaks down walls. It opens up people, and you can fill up those openings with something positive.
Goldie Hawn

The Power of Laughter

Laughter dulls the sharpest pain and flattens out the greatest stress. To share it is to give a gift of health.
Barbara Johnson

Once you get people laughing, they’re listening and you can tell them almost anything.
Herbert Gardner

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

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo

A sense of humor can help you overlook the unattractive, tolerate the unpleasant, cope with the unexpected and smile through the unbearable.
Moshe Waldoks

The Power of Laughter

We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh.
William James

During the hard times in my life, laughter has been the language of hope.
Barbara Johnson

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing, after all. The minute it crops up, all our hardnesses yield, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
Mark Twain

Laugh every day, it’s like inner jogging.

Remember that laughter can brighten a cloudy day, lighten a heavy load and release the tension in a tight moment. Besides, laughter is attractive. Try it and see how much prettier you look. Laughter is appealing.
Patsy Clairmont

The Power of Humor

Humor is the best therapy.
Norman Cousins

Anyone who has had the job I’ve had and didn’t have a sense of humor wouldn’t still be here.
Harry S. Truman

Humor acts as a buffer against stress, an antidote to paralyzing perfectionism and a way to widen your perspective. It wards off depression and contributes to good health.
Roger Crawford

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

People are afraid of a leader who has no sense of humor. They think that he is not capable of relaxing, and as a result of this there is a tendency for that leader to have a reputation for pomposity, which may not be the case at all. Humor has a tendency to relax people in times of stress.
General Louis Wilson

The Power of Laughter

Laughter can relieve tension, soothe the pain of disappointment and strengthen the spirit for the formidable tasks that always lie ahead.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

A good laugh heals a lot of hurts.
Madeleine L’Engle

I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.
Bob Hope

I believe in laughter. I think it is food for the soul.
Tommy Lasorda

Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office. With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
Abraham Lincoln

Great Fathers

Men who take an active role at home are – by the time their children are grown – better managers, community leaders and mentors.
John Snarey

The father who laughs with his kids more than he lectures them is way ahead of the game.
Harry Stein

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
Richard Whately

Dads don’t need to be tall and broad shouldered and clever. Love makes them so.
Paul Brown

If you love your wife, her pregnancy is a time to test your attention span. You have to pay attention when she says, “It’s moving! Wake up and feel it!” You have to respond as if she’s pointing out a replay of a touchdown pass.
Bill Cosby

Overcome Adversity

When you’ve suffered a serious setback, be patient – you will recover.
Joe Torre

Laugh a lot. A good sense of humor cures almost all of life’s ills.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Turmoil, difficulty, persecution and hardship are not essential indicators of being out of God’s will. On the contrary, there are times those things mean you are, in fact, in the nucleus of His plan.
Charles Swindoll

Frame every so-called disaster with these words: “In five years, will this matter?”
Reginna Brett

The test of intelligence is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don’t know what to do. Similarly, any situation, any activity, that puts before us real problems that we have to solve for ourselves, problems for which there are no answers in any book, sharpens our intelligence.
John Holt