— Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
„I'm ridiculous to feel ridiculous when I'm not.
be laughing at me
for feeling you are laughing at me
if you are not laughing at me.“
— Ronald David Laing Scottish psychiatrist and author 1927 - 1989
Knots (1970), §2, p. 22
„This horrible decade where all of us men tried to be individual rebels…by wearing the exact same flaming skull on a bedazzled Ed Hardy thermal. I have three of them, I'm not laughing at you I'm laughing with you.“
— Christopher Titus actor, writer, podcaster 1964
„Do you know what I like about comedy? You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time—of anything. If you're laughing, I defy you to be afraid.“
— Stephen Colbert American political satirist, writer, comedian, television host, and actor 1964
Context: Not living in fear is a great gift, because certainly these days we do it so much. And do you know what I like about comedy? You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time—of anything. If you're laughing, I defy you to be afraid. Parade interview http://www.parade.com/articles/editions/2007/edition_09-23-2007/AStephen_Colbert (23 September 2007)
— Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977
— Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States 1809 - 1865
„I'm a Nolan. I could dazzle you in dialect, because the words do not make the same sense to different men.“
— Morris West Australian writer 1916 - 1999
The Heretic (1968)
„Icke: The best way of removing negativity is to laugh and be joyous, Terry, so I'm glad that there's been so much laughter in the audience tonight.
Wogan: But they're laughing at you. They're not laughing with you.
Icke: I don't care.“
— David Icke English writer and public speaker 1952
Interview with Terry Wogan, ibid.
„I'm here with the cause, I'm holding the torch
In the corner of your room- can you hear me?
And when you're dancing and laughing, and finally living,
Hear my voice in your head and think of me kindly.“
— Morrissey English singer 1959
From songs, From the song "Rubber Ring"