Laughter is the most potential painkiller. Laughter helps you to disassociate yourself with body and for that moment in your profound laughter your mind stops and pain disappear.
And wisdom is sweet, and freedom. If you are authentic, if you are compassionate, if you are meditative, then if there is a God he will come to you; you need not go in search for him.
Silence cannot make a master out of a fool. This is a strange statement from a Buddha, because silence has been praised so much but the Buddha says the truth as it is. He does not care about the tradition.