Humor Quotes

Mark twain - humor is the great thing, the saving thing. the...
American greetings card - sometimes the only sense we can make out of life...
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
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 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 the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
The Talmud
Leo c. rosten - humor is the affectionate communication of...
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
Frank A. Clark
Nothing makes your sense of humor disappear faster than having somebody ask you where it is.
Ivern Ball
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing.
Clive James
Love is my Sword, Goodness my Armor, And Humor my Shield.
Unknown, epitaph for a loved one
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
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
Colette, Chance Acquaintances, 1952
The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.
Margo Kaufman
I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
Edward Albee
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
W. Somerset Maugham
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - - Jolted by every pebble in the road.
Henry Ward Beeche
People are far more sincere and good - Humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them.
Anton Chekhov
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
E. B. White
Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - A sense of humor.
Author Unknown
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
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
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
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
Freeman John Dyson
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 saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor.
Shaftesbury
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
Righteous people have no sense of humor.
Bertolt Brecht
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
Virginia Woolf
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
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
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
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 distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals.
Agnes Repplie
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
Mignon McLaughlin
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
A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke and that the joke is oneself.
Clifton Paul Fadiman
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