Will Rogers – “I don’t know any jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”
THERESA OF AVILA, A SPANISH NUN said “SHE WHO LAUGHS, LASTS!” She used to look for novices who knew how to LAUGH, EAT AND SLEEP. She believed that if they ate heartily they were healthy, if they slept well they were more likely free of serious sin, and if they LAUGHED, they had the necessary disposition to survive a difficult life.
JEWISH PROVERB - “What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.”
MARK TWAIN - “LAUGHTER is the greatest weapon that we humans possess and it’s the one we use the least!”
ABRAHAM LINCOLN - “If I do not LAUGH, I should die!”
Henry Ward Beecher – “Mirth is God’s medicine. Everybody ought to bathe in it.”
Milton Berle – “Laughter is an instant vacation.”
Alan Alda – “When people are laughing, they’re generally not killing each other.”
Victor Borge – “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”
Quincy Jones – “I’ve always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, "Ain’t that the truth."
UNKOWN AUTHOR - “Love may make the world go ‘round, but laughter keeps us from getting dizzy.”
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