I coined this from the book “Laffirmations.” My boss had it at work and I decided to read through it because I needed a laugh. It was so interesting I had to pick my best 40 to share with you guys. I hope you enjoy it!
An optimist laughs to forget; a pessimist forgets to laugh. – Tom Nansbury.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln.
Laughter loves company even more than misery loves company. – Joel Goodman.
The best way to deal with imperfections is to laugh at them… especially if you don’t plan to change them. – Joyce Saltman.
Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their marriage were not perceived to have any relationship – Mark Twain.
If you lose your power to laugh, you lose your power to think. – Diane Benton.
Humor allows for a boundary between where we are and some of the cruel things that happened to us. – Joseph Steiner.
Humor is a set of attitudes and skills that we can use to move from “grim and bear it” to “grin and share it.” – Joel Goodman.
When people are laughing, they’re generally not killing one another. – Alan Alda.
Seven days without laughter makes one weak. – Joel Goodman.
The freedom of any society varies proportionally with the volume of its laughter. – Zero Mostel.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been. – Mark Twain.
When the going gets tough, the smart get…. Laughing. – Joel Goodman.
It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down and spreads to your hips. – Fred Allen.
That is the best, to laugh with someone because you both think the same things are funny. – Gloria Vanderbilt.
Laughter is an instant vacation. – Milton Berle.
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it. – Frank Clark.
Humor is a counterbalance. Laughter need not be cut out of anything, since it improves everything. -James Thurber.
A truly happy person is one who can smile from year to year. – O. A Battista.
Don’t be so full of adult — there is no room for the child in you. – Bob Basso.
Start every day with a smile and get it over with – W.C. Fields.
A good laugh is a mighty good thing and rather too scarce a good thing – Herman Melville.
Anything worth taking seriously is worth making fun of – Tom Lehrer.
There are enough tragedies in life; we have to have some laughs. – Steve Allen.
If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas.- John Cleese.
A.S.A.P. means As Silly As Possible. – Alan Black.
Comedy is the last refuge of the non-conformist mind. – Gilbert Seldes.
Laughter has no age. It belongs to all generations — especially when it’s shared. That’s the secret of crossing the generation gap. – Bob Talbert.
To be playful and serious at the same time is possible, and it defines the ideal mental condition. – John Dewey.
Without a sense of humor, life doesn’t make much sense. – Bob Pearcy.
In the end, everything is a gag. – Charlie Chaplin.
Laughter sometimes comes out of very private tears. – Joan Rivers.
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air, and you. -Langston Hughes.
Humor keeps you in the present. It is very difficult to laugh and be disassociated with the people around you. – Alexis Driscoll.
There is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and the laughter abundant. – Washington Irving.
We don’t laugh because we’re happy, we’re happy because we laugh. – William James.
Life is like laughing with a cracked rib. – Peter McWilliams.
People are more fun than anybody. – Dorothy Parker.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. – Phyllis Diller.
After God created the world, He created man and woman. And then to keep the whole thing from collapsing, He created humor. – Ernie Hoberecht.
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