Humor Quotes

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - - Jolted by every pebble in the road.
Henry Ward Beeche
Mel brooks - humor is just another defense against the...

Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - A sense of humor.
Author Unknown
James thurber, in edward r. murrow television interview - the wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist...
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
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
Max Eastman

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
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
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke and that the joke is oneself.
Clifton Paul Fadiman
Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.
William Rotsle
Freeman john dyson - it is characteristic of all deep human problems...
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
Leo C. Rosten
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing.
Clive James
When humor goes, there goes civilization.
Erma Bombeck
A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Clive James
If you can find humor in anything, you can survive it.
Bill Cosby
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White
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 can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
Think of what would happen to us in America if there were no humorists; life would be one long Congressional Record.
Tom Masson
Righteous people have no sense of humor.
Bertolt Brecht
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
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
Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.
George Saintsbury
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
Robertson Davies
The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.
Jacob August Riis
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
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
E. B. White
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals.
Agnes Repplie
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
Colette, Chance Acquaintances, 1952
People are far more sincere and good - Humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them.
Anton Chekhov
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Alexander Pope
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones
Humor - The perfect relationship of the parts to the whole.
Author Unknown
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
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
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind.
E. B. White, Some Remarks on Humor, introduction
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought.
Lin Yutang