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Darío Fernández-Morera, Michael Hanke - 2005 - 220 pages
|Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. 5 With Don Quixote firmly in |
mind, Twain fashioned himself as a sort of late nineteenth-century Cervantes,
poised to deploy laughter against the shams, delusions, and colossal humbugs
|Against the assault of Laughter nothing can stand” (MS l65—66). Laughter |
emerges for both writers from the interplay between happy illusions and painful
realities. For Nietzsche, laughter is linked to amorfati, the wise yea-sayer's
embrace of ...
|Twain's hoaxes gave readers a chance, through the social mechanics of laughter|
, to stand apart from their old ... 122 Twain's hoaxes can be viewed as another
rhetorical means to this end. ... Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
Ruben Quintero - 2008 - 624 pages
|The fate of a given individual, he teaches the boys, is determined by the first act |
of his life; nothing can alter the course of a life once it is set in motion, like a row
of bricks tumbling down as ... Against the assault of Laughter nothing can stand.
|But those who interact with the world, like actors and musicians, know that |
laughter is an elixir for the wounded soul. ... decrease the average hospital stay
by two days!2 Mark Twain once said, “Against the assault of laughter nothing can
Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
|Samuel Butler, 1835-1902 ~ The human race has one really effective weapon, |
and that is laughter ... Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. ~ Mark
Twain, 1835-1910 ~ Humor is a great thing, the saving thing, after all. The minute
|(Thomas Carlyle) *Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear |
in society. (William Makepeace Thackeray) *if you can find humor in anything,
you can survive it. (Bill Cosby) *Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand
|Against the "colossal humbug" of civilized life, Satan argues, most human |
resources are virtually powerless. "Only Laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at
a blast. Against the assault of Laughter nothing can stand" (166). Humor does not
|Twain, Mark Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it |
the least. - Twain, Mark Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. - Twain
, Mark You enjoy it more if you can laugh at it. - Unknown, Source You can ...
Mark Twain, John P. Holms, Karin Baji - 1998 - 128 pages
|ON. LAUGHTER. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. The human |
race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. Comedy keeps the
heart sweet. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution — these can
lift at ...