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
Listen to your children at play. Their laughter will wash the years away from you.
Play is a prime moment maximizer – not to mention a great stress reducer. Playing with your children helps you relax, restores your emotional energy and makes your kids happy.
— Paul Lewis
Let the children laugh and be glad. Allow them genuine laughter now. Laugh with them, till tears run down your faces – till a memory of pure delight and precious relationship is established within them, indestructible, personal and forever.
— Walter Wangerin
You will always be your child’s favorite toy.
— Vicki Lansky
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
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
You can increase your brain power three to fivefold simply by laughing and having fun before working on a problem.
— Doug Hall
As long as one keeps searching the answers come.
— Joan Baez
When you move and when you are lightly puffing, you actually have an increased amount of oxygen inside your skull and it makes you think smarter. Often, people can find a solution to a problem while they are walking, because there is more oxygen upstairs.
— John Tickell
Don’t find fault. Find a remedy.
— Henry Ford
The more choices you have, the better your solution to a problem is likely to be. As you start your attack on a problem, therefore, you keep asking, not merely, “Is there another alternative?” You ask, “How many more alternatives are there?” The difference between the fair problem solver and the first-rate one shows up here.
— Edward Hodnett
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
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