when we think of the memory's that made us cry in the past, we may laugh. And sometimes, a memory that made us laugh (ex. making fun of someone or laugh with the people who are making fun of you.) makes us cry.
"And it's only when she talks that I realize we're at war. "It's like she wakes us all up from the blissful dream most of us wish to stay in but can't remain in." (The Storyteller) So these quotes are perfection.