Humor Quotes

If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones
The talmud - humor the sons of the poor, for they give science...

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke and that the joke is oneself.
Clifton Paul Fadiman
Dwight d. eisenhowe - a sense of humor is part of the art of...
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
William Makepeace Thackery
Common sense and sense of humor are the same thing moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Clive Jones

Think of what would happen to us in America if there were no humorists; life would be one long Congressional Record.
Tom Masson
The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.
Brooks Atkinson
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Mel Brooks
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
Agnes Repplie
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
James thurber, in edward r. murrow television interview - the wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist...
Humor is a rubber sword - It allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
Mary Hirsch
Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.
George Saintsbury
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - - Jolted by every pebble in the road.
Henry Ward Beeche
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
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
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing.
Clive James
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective an awareness that some things are really important, others not and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
Christopher Morley
Humor is a rubber sword - - It allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
Mary Hirsch
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
Leo C. Rosten
People are far more sincere and good - Humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them.
Anton Chekhov
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals.
Agnes Repplie
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
Love is my Sword, Goodness my Armor, And Humor my Shield.
Unknown, epitaph for a loved one
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
W. Somerset Maugham
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
A. Whitney Brown
He had the sort of face that makes you realize God does have a sense of humor.
Bill Bryson
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
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought.
Lin Yutang
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
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurbe
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
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
Frank A. Clark
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
Agnes Repplie
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
Virginia Woolf
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
I have never examined the subject of humor until now. I am surprised to find how much ground it covers. I have got its divisions and frontiers down on a piece of paper. I find it defined as a production of the brain, as the power of the brain to produce something humorous, and the capacity of percieving humor.
Mark Twain
If you can find humor in anything, you can survive it.
Bill Cosby