That some have never dreamed is as improbable as that some have never laughed.
Methinks, I see the wanton houres flee, And as they passe, turne back and laugh at me.
Our Poets make us laugh at Tragdy, And with their Comoedies they make us cry.
The landlord's laugh was ready chorus.
Well, I couldn't see what was to be, So I just stood there laughing.
I'd never malign another performer, but the style is not good enough. They've done away with laugh pay-offs. We were given nine minutes or eight minutes. Now they wander wherever they like, they don't get to any jokes before they've been on for two minutes. We had to make an impact in ten seconds.
And, of course, the funniest food: "kumquats". I don't even bring them home anymore. I sit there laughing and they go to waste.
Aesop's Fly, sitting on the axle of the chariot, has been much laughed at for exclaiming: What a dust I do raise!
So they've laughed and then they've thought, should we have laughed at that? Well, too late now. You did. I imagine I get more than my fair share of that.
I have written the history of my life, and I have a perfect right to do so; but am I wise in throwing it before a public of which I know nothing but evil? No, I am aware it is sheer folly, but I want to be busy, I want to laugh, and why should I deny myself this gratification?
If you want to make people laugh, your face must remain serious.
And the entity laughed at those who were crippled in the arena and lo! That selfsame thing returns to you!
He who laughs most, learns best.
"You don't know my father. He'll laugh in your face and offer you some money to mail my body back to Idris." "Don't be absurd-" "You're right. Coming to think of it, he'll probably make you pay for the shipping charges yourself."
People would say to Al Brown: "You are not a boxer. You are a dancer." He laughed at this, and won.