Thursday, October 12, 2006

you tell me

Which is the greatest gift?



Wisdom or Laughter

15 comments:

IRC President said...

Wisdom can make you laugh sometimes, even if you were laughing on yourself, while the opposite is not possible I guess.

Wisdom can make you tolerant, while laughter leads to escaping sorrow, suppressing yourself.

One Wink at a Time said...

I'm going to go with Laughter. Can't imagine life without it. I know firsthand what wisdomlessness is ;-)

MSB said...

i say laughter.. if ur not wise, u wont know any better ;)

gazza27 said...

Laughter,sometimes i come home from work(i work nights by the way)and cant get to sleep coz i'm gigling to myself thinking of the funny things that have happened that day lol.

jahooni said...

LAUGHTER all the way..... not only does it make the heart sing, but it burns calories.... Wisdom comes with age and laughter makes us all grow older, so there! It is all hand in hand.

The Moody Minstrel said...

Wisdom can save your life.

Laughter can get you killed.

You decide.

Leilouta said...

Laughter :)

If I ever stop laughing, I'm dead!

Olivia said...

Laughter! It feels wonderful and tickly inside, and it makes you healthy because it burns calories and releases endorphins into the bloodstream.

Wisdom alone is not as much fun, trust me.

Puppy said...

You can have laughter as a gift but that is not necessarily says that u r deprived from wisdomness and vice versa if u r wise doesnt mean u dont have laughter. So taking into account that i would say having laughter as a gift is better because wisdom will come along with an age. I think laughter is a gift itself u cant have it with age. That is my opinion.

Good day everybody,

Puppy.

Munther said...

Would rather have laughter ! I can live without wisedom but not laughter ! I've seen a thing on discovery channel about a group located in india called the laughter club, where members gather early mornings and laugh before they go to work, believe it or not but those people are more positive and productive at what they do and also very successful ! So yeah laughter is my choice ! tooners you should start this club over here :P

Olivia at Work said...

Munther is onto something. London could most definitely do with a Laughter Club, I mean good Lord, nowhere apart from Paris will you see such morose faces in the streets.

tooners said...

I tend not to laugh as often as I prob should. I love to laugh though... but I find that I'm more serious than anything, most days.

But... it's weird in that if I start laughing, I sometimes find it hard to stop!

So... in thinking about this, and thinking about if I would ever want to go back in time - yeah, this is sorta out there and off topic but I've thought about this - well, my answer was always, yeah, I'd like that, but I would want the knowledge that I have now. I never said, I'd like to have the laughter that I have now.

I think I'll have to go w/ Moody on this one... I like having wisdom, but I also believe it comes w/ age. Don't get me wrong, I love a good laugh and nothing feels better than to laugh out loud and for a long time... but wisdom just seems like the best choice...

but hey, I could be wrong!

and as far as starting a laugh club... well, I'd prob be laughed out the door!!!!

Greg said...

I'll go with laughter! One can have all the wisdom in the world and not be able to do anything with it without laughter. I guess if one thinks of "laughter" as happiness or joy, it's a little more clear. One can be a genius yet so down on him/herself, as to not be able to as much as leave a memory of oneself when he goes his way.

...and I agree with munther!!!

Anonymous said...

The one who has wisdom will laugh when laughter is called for, cry when sorrow is needed, and be able to balance both parts of life.

tooners said...

steve b, leave it to a poet to put it in perspective! i agree w/ you completely!