Quotes of the Day for 3 February 2001 – Laughter
Yesterday's Victor Hugo quote (Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.) made me check the database for quotes on Laughter. Here are a few from that long list.
We are in the world to laugh. In purgatory or in hell we shall no longer be able to do so. And in heaven it would not be proper.
- Jules Renard
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
- Vaclev Havel
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they might of been.
- William Hazlitt
He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.
- The Koran
There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them.
- Niels Bohr
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