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Laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly.
– Thomas HobbesRate it:
Laughter is the best form of medicine. For when we laugh, we neither think, grieve, or feel.
– Eugene LamRate it:
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
– Victor BorgeRate it:
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
– Karl BarthRate it:
Laughter is the first evidence of freedom.
– Rosario CastellanosRate it:
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
– Victor BorgeRate it:
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
– Victor HugoRate it:
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
– Charlie ChaplinRate it:
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
– Peter UstinovRate it:
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul; and thus it may be looked on as weakness in the composition of human nature. But if we consider the frequent reliefs we receive from it and how often it breaks the gloom which is apt to depress the mind and damp our spirits, with transient, unexpected gleams of joy, one would take care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
Law does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain?st; Or, if it does, ?tis for our good, To give us freer latitude: For wholesome laws preserve us free, By stinting of our liberty.
– ButlerRate it:
Law has no skin, reason has no nostrils.
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
Law is mind without reason.
– AristotleRate it:
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
– Wendell PhillipsRate it:
Law is order in liberty, and without order liberty is social chaos.
– Archbishop IrelandRate it:
Law is order, and good law is good order.
– AristotleRate it:
Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people.
– William BlackstoneRate it:
Law stands mute in the midst of arms.
– CiceroRate it:
Lawer: one who protects us against robbery by taking away the temptation.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
Lawers, I suppose, were children once.
– Charles LambRate it:
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
– Harriet MartineauRate it:
Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind.
– Francis BaconRate it:

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