Humor Quotes

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
Edward Albee
Robertson davies - the love of truth lies at the root of much humor....

For health and the constant enjoyment of life, give me a keen and ever - Present sense of humor it is the next best thing to an abiding faith in providence.
George Barrell Cheeve
Mignon mclaughlin - a sense of humor is a major defense against minor...
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
Virginia Woolf
I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities - A sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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
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
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
W. Somerset Maugham
People are far more sincere and good - Humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them.
Anton Chekhov
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones
Clifton paul fadiman - a sense of humor is the ability to understand a...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Francis Bacon
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
W. Somerset Maugham
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
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
WARNING Humor may be hazardous to your illness.
Ellie Katz
Think of what would happen to us in America if there were no humorists life would be one long Congressional Record.
Tom Masson
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Mel Brooks
Humor is a rubber sword - It allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
Mary Hirsch
Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
Robert Benchley
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father - In - Law
Dick Clark
The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for 5 seconds and think for 10 minutes.
William Davis
Humor - The perfect relationship of the parts to the whole.
Author Unknown
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurbe
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought.
Lin Yutang
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
Freeman John Dyson
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
Sometimes the only sense we can make out of life is a sense of humor.
American Greetings Card
Silence will not betray your thoughts but the expression on your face will. Humor has a hundred faces tragedy only a few.
H. G. Mendelson
Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
Eric Sevareid
A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Clive James
The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.
Margo Kaufman
Nothing makes your sense of humor disappear faster than having somebody ask you where it is.
Ivern Ball
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 can find humor in anything, you can survive it.
Bill Cosby
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
Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.
William Rotsle
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Alexander Pope