No man who has once heartily and

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.  ~Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Resartus, Book I, chapter 4BMC

Ive always thought that a big laugh

I’ve always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, "Ain’t that the truth."  ~Quincy Jones, quoted in Victory of the Spirit, RDQQMar02

Dad always thought laughter was the best

Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis. ~Jack Handey, “Deep Thoughts,” Saturday Night Live

Dogs laugh but they laugh with their

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.  What puts man in a higher state of evolution is that he has got his laugh on the right end.  ~Max Eastman

A good real unrestrained hearty laugh is

A good, real, unrestrained, hearty laugh is a sort of glorified internal massage, performed rapidly and automatically.  It manipulates and revitalizes corners and unexplored crannies of the system that are unresponsive to most other exercise methods.  ~Author unknown, from an editorial in New-York Tribune, quoted in Quotations for Special Occasions by Maud van Buren