One of the funniest days of the year has arrived, and during times like these, you and your loved ones may benefit from some light-hearted humor. April Fools’ Day is the perfect time to pull a prank or be on the receiving end of the ultimate trick.

On April 1, people around the world will have 24 hours to pull off their best practical jokes and hoaxes on unsuspecting friends and family. After tricking their target into falling for the prank, they will have the satisfaction of yelling, “April Fools!”

In celebration of April Fools Day, here are some quotes, funny sayings, and inspirational messages from Quote Garden and A-Z Quotes that will turn any frown upside down, even if it’s just for a moment.

1. “Everything is funny, as long as it’s happening to somebody else.” - Will Rogers

2. “A joke is at most a temporary rebellion against virtue, and its aim is not to degrade the human being but to remind him that he is already degraded.” - George Orwell

3. “A man always blames the woman who fools him. In the same way, he blames the door he walks into in the dark.” - H. L. Mencken

4. “This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.” - Mark Twain

5. “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on you.” - Virginia Foxx

6. “Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, And I’ll forgive Thy great big one on me.” - Robert Frost

7. “A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.” - Robert Frost

8. “If every fool wore a crown, we should all be kings.” - Welsh proverb

9. “The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.” - Will Rogers

10. “I hope life isn’t a big joke, because I don’t get it.” - Jack Handey

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Spectators laugh at the Humorina carnival in the Ukrainian city of Odessa April 1, 2013. Thousands of people have taken part in Humorina, an annual festival of humor, on and around April Fools’ Day since 1973. AFP/Getty Images