Humor Quotes

Lucius annaeus seneca - a great step toward independence is a good...
Clifton paul fadiman - a sense of humor is the ability to understand a...

When humor goes, there goes civilization.
Erma Bombeck
If you can find humor in anything, you can survive it.
Bill Cosby
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
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
Freeman John Dyson

Robert benchley - defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of...
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 always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father - In - Law
Dick Clark
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
The Talmud
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
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
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Alexander Pope
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
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals.
Agnes Repplie
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
The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for 5 seconds and think for 10 minutes.
William Davis
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Mel Brooks
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
Max Eastman
Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
Eric Sevareid
Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
James Thurbe
Nothing makes your sense of humor disappear faster than having somebody ask you where it is.
Ivern Ball
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
W. Somerset Maugham
WARNING Humor may be hazardous to your illness.
Ellie Katz
It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor.
Shaftesbury
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurbe
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - - Jolted by every pebble in the road.
Henry Ward Beeche
Love is my Sword, Goodness my Armor, And Humor my Shield.
Unknown, epitaph for a loved one
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought.
Lin Yutang
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
Colette, Chance Acquaintances, 1952
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
We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor.
Bobby Clarke
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
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
People are far more sincere and good - Humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them.
Anton Chekhov
The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.
Jacob August Riis
Humor is a rubber sword - - It allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
Mary Hirsch
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
Mignon McLaughlin