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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.

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The quotes:

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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