Explore the value of Laughter
Here are some inspiring stories about laughter.
LAUGHTER
OLD -TIME FUN AND FUDGE It was Sept. 1923 in Browerville ,Minnesota. My dad, Louis age 14, and my Aunt Mary , age 16 were on the farm . As I look at their picture, handed down to me from my Aunt Mary, I see dad in a cap, suit- like clothes , pants just below the knees, and high top shoes. Aunt Mary is wearing a dress and her brown hair...
SUBMITTED BY JUDY GOLIGOSKI
Read Story
LAUGHTER
BUTTERFLIES AND 'BOSQUITOS' Spending the night with my daughter and her family is always quite an experience. The last time I spent the night in a twin bed in the room with my three year old grandson. Since he had a nap earlier in the day, he wasn't the least bit sleepy when his mom decided that it was bedtime for everyone. He climbed on...
SUBMITTED BY ANONYMOUS
Read Story
LAUGHTER
"FRECKLES AND WRINKLES" I just read a story about a little girl who was made fun of because she had freckles. She was holding hands with her Grandma and her Grandma heard the other child say "Oh , you have "ugly" freckles. The little girl was near tears , but the Grandma instead of reprimanding the other child , said "Oh...
SUBMITTED BY JUDY
Read Story
Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

Tell Us Your Story All Value Stories

LAUGHTER QUOTATIONS
20170223 thursday quote
“A laugh is a smile that bursts.”

Mary H. Waldrip

20190109 wednesday quote
“Laugh my friend, for laughter ignites a fire within the pit of your belly and awakens your being.”

Stella McCartney

20160112 tuesday quote alternate
“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”

Nicolas Chamfort

201800713 friday quote
“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.”

Theodor Seuss Geisel

20190107 monday quote
“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”

Charles Dickens

20190108 tuesday quote
“Remember, laughter is 10 times more powerful than screams.”

Mike Wazowski (Monsters Inc.)

201800711 wednesday quote
“A smile starts on the lips, A grin spreads to the eyes, A chuckle comes from the belly; But a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, Overflows, and bubbles all around.”

Carolyn Birmingham

20170222 wednesday quote
“I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful. ”

Bob Hope

201800709 monday quote
“A day without laughter is a day wasted. ”

Charlie Chaplin

20190110 thursday quote
“At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.”

Jean Houston

20160114 thursday quote alternate
“I will follow the upward road today; I will keep my face to the light. I will think high thoughts as I go my way; I will do what I know is right. I will look for the flowers by the side of the road; I will laugh and love and be strong. I will try to lighten another’s load this day as I fare along.”

Mary S. Edgar

20190111 friday quote
“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”

Victor Borge

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'laughter'.
LAUGHTER
4232 1166123833903 2011586 n
Kaitlin Stanley My hero is my old babysitter, Kaitlin. She graduated from Ball State University. I sometimes still see her, but it is hard because she lives far away. She hasn't just helped me, but she has helped my cousins. One time she was babysitting my 4 cousins, my sister and I. She still was able to make cookies for us!...
SUBMITTED BY CLARE PODCZERWINSKI
Read Story
LAUGHTER
Lizzie D Many people might think a hero is someone that they look up to in admiration, but I actually look down on my hero, literally of course. Her name is Lizzie, and she is my little sister. Our family has been through a lot, from deployments, to parental struggles, but somehow, my little sister finds a way to cheer us...
SUBMITTED BY TAYLIE
Read Story
LAUGHTER
Kitty!
Deanna My sister is my hero. Deanna always helps me do the dishes. She is really friendly. Deanna always lets the dog out and always pets the cats and gives them food. Her favorite animal is a cat. My sister is the best and most helpful person ever. Deanna always makes me laugh and smile.
SUBMITTED BY TALON
Read Story
Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

Tell Us Your Story Everyday Hero Stories

Explore Another Value
ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
Pass It On®

  email

Your Comments
Victoria from Palm Springs NOVEMBER 12, 2015
This website is very cool because of our how inspiring these videos are.

Victoria from Palm Springs NOVEMBER 12, 2015
These are all really good videos. Thank you very much for having these videos to teach us the beauty of our lives

breanna AUGUST 25, 2015
laughing is the cure to most cases

ROSA C.S from HAMMONDS,CYNTHIA APRIL 25, 2013
I LOVE LAUGHING IT ALWAYS COME EASY TO ME!

Anderson from Colatina, ES - Brasil FEBRUARY 13, 2013
The laughter of good things is healthy, but frees the misfortune of others is jail.

See All Comments