Humor Quotes

Nothing makes your sense of humor disappear faster than having somebody ask you where it is.
Ivern Ball
Jacob august riis - the more i live, the more i think that humor is...

Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - A sense of humor.
Author Unknown
Virginia woolf - humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a...
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
Aristotle
There are two insults no human being will endure that he has no sense of humor, and that the has never known trouble.
Sinclair Lewis

Where humor is concerned there are no standards - No one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will.
John Kenneth Galbraith
People are far more sincere and good - Humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them.
Anton Chekhov
Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers.
Leo C. Rosten
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laugther, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
Thomas Carlyle
A humorist is a fellow who realizes, first, that he is no better than anybody else, and, second, that nobody else is either.
Homer McLin
A. whitney brown - that is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no...
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurber, in Edward R. Murrow television interview
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones
Humor is also a way of saying something serious.
T. S. Eliot
WARNING Humor may be hazardous to your illness.
Ellie Katz
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
E. B. White
Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
Robert Benchley
Humor - The perfect relationship of the parts to the whole.
Author Unknown
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father - In - Law?
Dick Clark
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Author Unknown
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
Robertson Davies
The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.
Margo Kaufman
Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
Joseph Addison, The Spectator, July 12, 1711
A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
Jessamyn West
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
Agnes Repplie
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - - That is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
James Thurbe
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
The Talmud
When humor goes, there goes civilization.
Erma Bombeck
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
W. Somerset Maugham
People who are tremendously concerned about their identification, their individuality, their self - Expression, or their sense of humor, always seem to be missing the very things they pursue.
Walter Lippmann
It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor.
Shaftesbury
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Alexander Pope
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
Leo C. Rosten
America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
David Riesman
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
Mignon McLaughlin
A well - Developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
William Arthur Ward
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
William Makepeace Thackery
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
Mark Twain
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
Edward De Bono