Man is the only animal with the powers of laughter, a privilege which was not bestowed on him for nothing. Let us then laugh while we may, no matter how broad the laugh may be, and despite of what the poet says about ?the loud laugh that speaks the vacant mind.? The mind should occasionally be vacant, as the land should sometimes lie fallow, and for precisely the same reason.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Egerton Smith

Egerton Smith was a Liverpool publisher, founder of the Liverpool Mercury.

All Egerton Smith quotes | Egerton Smith Books

click to add your vote (0 votes)

Translation

Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this Egerton Smith quote with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     

Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Egerton Smith Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.quotes.net/quote/46211>.

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network