Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter. Sermons and soda water the day after.
— Lord Byron

mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.
Henry Ward Beecher mirth quote

Laugh and the world laughs with you, Weep, and you weep alone; For this brave old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.
— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.
— Francis Quarles

Laugh, and the world laughs with you: Weep, and you weep alone. For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own...
— mirth quotation by Ella Wheeler Wilcox