Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale. —Will Durst

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Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.

WILL DURST

Political satirist

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Eric G. from Silsbee TX JANUARY 21, 2016
greatest quote about laughter in the world

Molly from Louisville, KY DECEMBER 8, 2015
Such wisdom to hold onto and to share!

Chioma from Lagos, Nigeria MAY 28, 2014
This is a fact. I love this quote. -Will Durst is a deep thinker...

Charlotte Rutz from Shelburne, VT MAY 21, 2014
Smile!


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