Humor Quotes

John kenneth galbraith - humor is richly rewarding to the person who...
Bill cosby - if you can find humor in anything, you can...

The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.
Jacob August Riis
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals.
Agnes Repplie
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby

Dick clark - humor is always based on a modicum of truth. have...
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
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
A. Whitney Brown
Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
James Thurbe
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 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
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought.
Lin Yutang
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
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
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
A great step toward independence is a good humored stomach.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When humor goes, there goes civilization.
Erma Bombeck
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
W. Somerset Maugham
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
He had the sort of face that makes you realize God does have a sense of humor.
Bill Bryson
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
The Talmud
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
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones
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
A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Clive James
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
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
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
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
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father - In - Law
Dick Clark
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
Agnes Repplie
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
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
Mignon McLaughlin
The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.
Margo Kaufman
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing.
Clive James
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 distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
Agnes Repplie
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