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"Laughter is an unpretentious form of human expression meant to give nothing but pleasure to onself and to others." -Prof. Jayadev Babu

Professor of Life Sciences and a freelance Cartoonist with thousands of cartoons, numerous comic-strips, several International awards and animation shorts to his credit.

"Suffering is a way to be creative.  My cartoon here shows how to find happiness in your misery.  Happiness shows you the bright side of life." -Ana von Rebeur

Illustrator, cartoonist, writer, and journalist for more than 25 newspapers, magazines, radio and TV and a winner of several internationalawards.

"Laughter is the most celebrated contagion (infectious but non-communicable) known to nourish the soul whether we live to laugh or laugh to live." -Michael Miller, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology University of Maryland. Conducted several research studies on the health benefits of laughter.
"Never miss an opportunity to laugh at yourself or make love with  your wife. It is important not to get these backwards." -Prof. Daniel Gilbert

Department of Psychology, Harvard University Winner of Royal Society Prize for his book Stumbling on Happiness, which provides scientific basis for happiness.

"Happiness spreads in social networks -- when we become happy we make not only our friends happier but our friends' friends, and even our friends' friends' friends.  That means a laugh can travel to dozens or even hundreds of people, some of whom we don't even know." -James Fowler

Assoc. Professor, Dept of Political Science, University of California San Diego.  Co-authored Dynamic spread of happiness in a large social network: Longitudinal analysis of over 20 years in the Framingham Heart Study Objectivespublished in British Medical Journal.